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Miller: Increased fines and cameras about safety, not revenue

February 23, 2024
A flagger controls traffic on a Montana highway rebuild project.

A fine increase proposed for citations issued by speed cameras in highway work zones could bring tens of millions of dollars more in collections by the state. The proposed increases are part of an effort to drive down the number of accidents in highway work zones. “The purpose is to change driver behavior, not to collect revenue from drivers,” said Lt. Gov. Aruna Miller (D), who testified Thursday in favor of the bill before the Senate Judicial Proceedings Committee.

Article Source: Maryland Matters

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