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California speed camera law could pass this year

LOS ANGELES — Four years in the making, AB 645 would allow Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Jose, Oakland, Long Beach and Glendale to install speed cameras in school zones, high-injury networks and areas that are popular for street racing.

Fines would be issued for those exceeding the speed limit.

Community groups call for speed cameras in California

SAN FRANCISCO -- It's been more than ten years since Jenny Yu's worst nightmare became a reality when her mother was struck by a speeding car while turning left into Park Presidio. Now, she's turned her tragedy into advocacy. 

With organizations like Walk San Francisco and the San Francisco Bay Area Families for Safe Streets, Jenny is taking part in the fight for legislation that would legalize speed safety cameras in California.

Speed Cameras In LA?

Glendale is one of six California cities that could be designated to be a pilot location for a speed camera program intended to reduce traffic deaths if a bill currently making its way through the state legislature were signed into law.

'Speed limit cameras' in California may be coming soon: Here's where

LOS ANGELES - The State Assembly on Tuesday will decide the fate of a bill that would set up a pilot program in six California cities, including Los Angeles and Long Beach, that would ticket speeding drivers through the use of speed cameras instead of police officers. 

AB-645 would authorize all the pilot cities - LA, Long Beach, Glendale, San Francisco, Oakland, and San Jose - to set up speed cameras to issue automatic tickets for drivers going at least 11 mph over the speed limit. 

Glendale Officials Rally for Speed Camera Bill

Glendale leaders rallied this morning in front of Toll Middle School to support the passage of the California's latest speed limit bill. A.B. 645, authored by Assemblymember Laura Friedman, would enable a five-year speed camera pilot in six California cities: Glendale, Long Beach, Los Angeles, Oakland, San Francisco, and San Jose. Friedman spoke of the need to pass A.B. 645 "to stop the rising tide of deaths we are seeing on our streets."

California Bill Would Target Speeders by Installing Cameras Near Schools in Pilot Cities

GLENDALE, Calif. (KABC) -- State and local officials are trying a new approach to reduce the thousands of deaths every year in California linked to unsafe speeds.

A state Assembly member is promoting a proposal to install speed cameras near school zones and other areas prone to speeding in select California cities for a five-year pilot program.

The program would cover Glendale, Los Angeles, Long Beach, Oakland, San Francisco and San Jose.