Ordinance 2018-02: Automated Traffic Enforcement Passed

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On March 27, 2018 the Board of Commissioners for The Town of Upper Marlboro approved Ordinance 2018-02: Automated Traffic Enforcement, for the purpose of establishing the “SAFETY FOR STUDENTS PROGRAM” and a “RED LIGHT ENFORCEMENT PROGRAM;” by adopting provisions governing speed monitoring systems, in order to authorize the implementation of such systems in designated school zones to detect speed limit violations using vehicle sensors…by defining school zones; by requiring the calibration and self-testing of systems, and the use and placement of systems in school zones; and by further requiring the Board President to designate an employee or official to review speed monitoring system citations and address questions or concerns from the public, and designate a program administrator to oversee the contract with a speed monitoring system contractor;…and generally relating to the regulation and control of vehicles and traffic and the use of technology to regulate traffic and improve public safety in the Town. The ordinance becomes effective April 17, 2018. Copies are available at Town Hall, 14211 School Lane, Upper Marlboro, MD 20772 and online at www.UpperMarlboroMD.gov.

—Town of Upper Marlboro; By: M. David Williams, Town Clerk