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Howard County Speed Camera Locations Announced

Enforcement is set to begin Oct. 17.

The Howard County Council in early May  in school and work zones. The first cameras, mounted on vans, will be put to use beginning Oct. 17 in school zones around the county.

According to the police department, for one month, drivers who travel 12 mph or greater over the speed limit will receive warnings. Beginning in November, however, violators will be sent citations that carry a $40 fine, but will not add points to a violator's driving record.

According to Sherry Llewellyn, spokeswoman for the Howard County Police Department, the two vans carrying the speed cameras will be moved throughout the day. On the week of Oct. 17, they will be on the following streets:

  • 5600 block of Cedar Lane
  • 11500 block of Frederick Road
  • 12700 block of Folly Quarter Road
  • 6100 block of Montgomery Road
  • 9200 block of North Laurel Road
  • 2900 block of St. John’s Lane
  • 6000 block of Tamar Drive
  • 4600 block of Ten Oaks Road
  • 13300 block of Triadelphia Road
  • 15000 block of Triadelphia Road
  • 8900 block of Whiskey Bottom Road
  • Carrs Mill Road
  • Centennial Lane
  • Dobbin Road
  • Freetown Road
  • Ilchester Road
  • Kilimanjaro Road
  • Northfield Road
  • Old Waterloo
  • Road Seneca Drive

Cameras will be operational Monday - Friday, from 6 a.m. - 8 p.m. For all locations, cameras will be operational only along the stretch of the road that is marked as a school zone.

In addition, expect some additional signage, warning drivers that their speeds are being monitored.

Check back weekly for an updated list of roads where the cameras will be operational or visit the Howard County Police Department's website.

 for answers to some frequently asked questions about speed cameras from Capt. John McKissick, commander of the special operation division.

Related Topics: Speed Cameras

Stephen October 10, 2011 at 05:18 PM
Let the speed SCAMERA being. Wonder how many will be cited when there are NO kids around. Read more on the MD scam here: http://www.stopbigbrothermd.org/2010/01/big-school-zone-scam-continues.html Fight the SCAM! DEMAND a vote the by the public! www.motorists.org www.banthecams.org www.camerafraud.com www.bhspi.org
Geoff Pickett October 10, 2011 at 06:19 PM
Wouldn't it be safer and cheaper to put in a traffic light on Montgomery Road. And sidewalks why they are at it.

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