Montgomery Co. Speed Cameras Are Maryland’s Most Lucrative


    Speed cameras across Maryland brought in nearly $64 million in revenue during the 2018 fiscal year — With Montgomery County speeders paying out nearly a quarter of that haul.Montgomery County speed cameras generated $15.9 million in revenue, followed by the City of Baltimore with $9.6 million and Prince George’s with $6.8 million, according to a review by AAA Mid-Atlantic. Get Breaking News Alerts With the NBC Washington App Smaller cities including College Park, Gaithersburg, Laurel, Rockville and Takoma Park also broke the million-dollar mark.Here’s the full list of the most-lucrative speed camera jurisdictions, according to AAA: MVA Clarifies Confusion Over REAL ID Deadline Montgomery County — $15,954,868City of Baltimore — $9.6 millionPrince George’s Co. — $6,894,036Baltimore County — $5,651,371College Park — $2,724,254Gaithersburg — $2,174,823Rockville — $1,811,724Laurel — $1,427,991Charles County — $1,407,500Salisbury — $1,325,771Takoma Park — $1,244,994Howard County — $1,190,187More than 1.5 million drivers in Maryland were caught speeding in fiscal year 2018, with tickets and fines going out to those going 12 mph or more over the speed limit in school zones, near the University of Maryland Campus and in some Montgomery County areas. 900-Pound Man’s Hearing in Virginia Drug Case is Delayed There are 45 jurisdictions in Maryland with speed cameras, AAA says.Photo Credit: Shutterstock