HB 58 will allow Baltimore County government officials to put speed cameras on nearly every street in the county. This will remove any checks and balances from the Maryland General Assembly. Baltimore County can currently install at least 636 speed cameras within a half mile of the public or private school zones. There are presently 78 speed cameras in operation.
If only speed limits were the end of it. But they're not. Blundering into ever-expanding low-traffic neighbourhoods (fine), congestion zones (fine) or emissions zones (fine); bus lanes that suddenly rear out of the side of the road (fine); yellow box junctions set up like fiendish games of chance (fine) -- it can all seem like a confusing, infuriating lottery in reverse.