Limited Red Light Cameras are legal in Pennsylvania.
Red light cameras
Red light cameras are legal in a few cites and suburban towns in Pennsylvania. The following cities & municipalities are the only places where the use of Red Light Cameras are permitted at this time. Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, and municipalities with a population >20,000 and police departments accredited by the Pennsylvania Chiefs of Police Association in Bucks, Chester, Delaware, and Montgomery Counties & have a local ordinance permitting the use of Red Light Enforcement Cameras. See Red Light Camera Laws in Pennsylvania
As of October 2014[update], red light cameras are in service at the following intersections:
- PENNDOT district 6 (Philadelphia area)
As of October 2018, Gov. Tom Wolf signed Senate Bill 172 permitting PennDOT and the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission to deploy speed cameras in some work zones that will take photos of license plates of any vehicle exceeding the work zone speed limit by 11 mph or more when workers are present.
Other camera types
These are cameras or signs that either provide driver feedback or are used for traffic control. These devices CANNOT issue tickets and should not be approved in WME. See How to Identify Cameras.