Cambridge Votes For Speed Cameras In School Zones

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CAMBRIDGE, Md. (AP) — City commissioners in Cambridge have voted for speed cameras in school zones.

The commissioners voted 4-1 this week in favor of a speed-camera ordinance.

Police Chief Ken Malik says the cameras will help the police force, which is spread thin.

The city will vote Monday on the approval of a service agreement with a contractor for the system.

Two trailer-based cameras will be placed within a half-mile of two schools. The contractor will move the trailers at the direction of city police. The cameras will be in use from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday in school zones, and tickets will be issued to anyone going 12 miles per hour above the posted speed limit in the school zone.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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