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Speed Cameras Operating 24-7 In NYC

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Starting Monday, speed camera hours are being expanded in New York City.

There are two-thousand speed cameras throughout the city. They had only been allowed to operate six a.m. until 10 p.m. on weekdays but now they will start operating 24-7 year-round including holidays. New York City DOT Commissioner YDanis Rodriguez points out that more than half of traffic deaths occur on weekends and overnight.

“Just because it’s a Sunday doesn’t mean you can drive reckless. Just because it’s two a.m. does not mean the speed limit law does not apply.”

Violators will get a 50 dollar fine in the mail.