Based on information researched at the time this page was created, red light and speed cameras are permitted statewide in Missouri.
No other camera types should be mapped in Waze.
- Although speed and red light cameras are permitted in Missouri, at the time of this update there are pending Missouri Supreme Court cases regarding the legality of them and how they are used. This topic will need to be watched and updated accordingly when resolved.
Other Camera Types
These are cameras or signs that either provide driver feedback or are used for traffic control. These devices CAN NOT issue tickets and SHOULD NOT be mapped.
- Non-camera "driver feedback signs" are a radar/laser equipped sign that measures speed and displays the speed back to the driver. These can be fixed or trailer mounted with the later being much more prevalent.
- There are also cameras mounted on traffic signals that are used as part of the signal control. These compare sequential images of the intersection approach to determine if there is a vehicle (car, truck, motorcycle, bicycle, etc) waiting and will trigger the sequence.
- There are traditional traffic monitoring cameras covering most of the major highways in the state. These send live video to MODOT & local media and serve ONLY as a traffic monitoring system.