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Revived Baltimore speed camera system to begin issuing $40 fines Monday

Revived Baltimore speed camera system to begin issuing $40 fines Monday

Baltimore’s new transportation director said Wednesday the city will begin issuing speed camera fines Monday — the first time since 2013.

Transportation Director Michelle Pourciau said 10 speed cameras will begin issuing $40 fines and eight red light cameras would begin a month-long warning phase before they begin issuing $75 fines.

“We’re going to start fining,” she said. “So slow down.”

Pourciau said the 10 speed cameras have been giving out a total of about 1,000 warnings per day since they went back online weeks ago.

“This is no joke,” she said.

City officials in May awarded contracts to revive the once-troubled system that was shut down amid accuracy...

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