COTTAGE CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT


3820 40th Avenue, Cottage City, Maryland 20722

Red Light Camera General Information

                        

 AUTOMATED ENFORCEMENT

RED LIGHT CAMERA TRAFFIC CITATION

 

MISSION STATEMENT

It is the mission of the Cottage City Police Department to ensure safe passage on our streets and highways to motorists and pedestrians alike. To help us reach this goal, the department employs both education to induce voluntary compliance and the fair and impartial enforcement of all traffic laws. The Red Light Camera Automated Enforcement Program is one of the tools used to aid in this process.

 

  • THERE NO POINTS ASSESSED AGAINST YOUR DRIVER'S LICENSE
  • YOUR INSURANCE COMPANY IS NOT NOTIFIED
  • CITATIONS ARE TREATED LIKE A PARKING TICKET
  • ALLOWS POLICE OFFICERS TO BE AVAILABLE FOR OTHER DUTIES
  • IS A PUBLIC SAFETY PROGRAM
  • MAY BE CONTESTED IN COURT
  • FAILING TO COME TO A COMPLETE STOP BEFORE MAKING A RIGHT TURN ON RED IS ENFORCED

 

IMPORTANT MESSAGE TO MARYLAND REGISTERED VEHICLE OWNERS.

TO AVOID MVA PLACING A FLAG AGAINST YOUR REGISTRATION AND ADDITIONAL FEES, YOU MUST PAY THE CITATION BEFORE THE DUE DATE LISTED ON YOUR THIRD NOTICE.

PAYMENT MAY BE MADE AT

 COTTAGE CITY'S TOWNHALL

MONDAY - FRIDAY

9AM TO 5PM

3820 40TH AVE, COTTAGE CITY,MD 20722 

Cash or Money Order Only

Red Light Camera Payments Online ( WWW.VIOLATIONINFO.COM)

Method of Payment Online is Visa or Mastercard 

IF YOU HAVE ANY RED LIGHT CAMERA QUESTIONS OR JUST NEED  INFORMATION PLEASE CALL 

 

 

301 779-2161

 

 EXAMPLES OF RED LIGHT CAMERA IN MARYLAND

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RED LIGHT CAMERAS IN COTTAGE CITY

There are currently two red light cameras in use in Cottage City. 

The locations that have red light cameras are:

  • Intersection of Bladensburg Road and 38th Ave
  • Intersection of Bladensburg Road and 41st Ave

 

Violators are  fined $75, but no points are assigned to the vehicle owner’s driving record (similar to a parking ticket) and insurance companies can not consider these tickets in calculating insurance rates. Failure to pay fines will result in the inability to renew vehicle registration with the Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration. The vehicle owner must pay the fine or request a trial in District Court to contest the violation. Administratuve and flagging fees are assessed at $35 by the Town of Cottage City. Additional fees may apply at MVA.

Every photo of a violation taken at a Cottage City intersection is reviewed by the Police Department before it is mailed to the violator.

 

REMEMBER, MARYLAND STATE LAW STATES THAT YOU MUST COME TO A COMPLETE STOP BEFORE MAKING A RIGHT TURN ON RED