New Market To Send Warnings To Vehicles Who Speed Through School Zones

Photo from Town of New Market

Speed cameras will be used to photograph cars who speed by schools.

New Market, Md. (NS) – As the new school year approaches, the town of New Market is reminding residents not to speed in school zones.

Beginning on September 9, and lasting for 30 days, cameras will be in place in school zones to catch speeders.

Anyone who drives through a school zone faster than the posted speed limit will be photographed, and a warning will be mailed to the registered owner of the vehicle.

After the initial 30 days, any speeder in a school zone will be sent a $40 fine.

Officials say signs will be in place to alert drivers of the cameras, which will be in operation Monday – Friday from 6 a.m. – 8 p.m.