Speed and Red Light Cameras: Illinois

Speed Cameras

Violation/State Law

Limited

Permitted Locations/Criteria

Construction zones or toll roads. Local use prohibited. State use only when officer is present and witnesses the event.

Citation Issued To/Liability

Registered owner/Driver

Image Taken

Tag and driver

Penalties (Traditional Penalties)

$250 or 25 hours of community service ($250 mandatory; 20 points)


Red Light Cameras

Violation/State Law

Limited

Permitted Locations/Criteria

Local ordinance required

Citation Issued To/Liability

Registered owner/Owner

Image Taken

2 or more images of vehicle and tag

Penalties (Traditional Penalties)

$100 and/or traffic education program; not a moving violation or a record offense ($500 maximum; 20 points)


Rail Crossing Cameras

Violation/State Law

Limited

Permitted Locations/Criteria

Local ordinance required; in cooperation with IL DOT and IL Commerce Commission

Citation Issued To/Liability

Registered owner/Driver (owner if driver is not identified by owner)

Image Taken

Vehicle, driver and tag

Penalties (Traditional Penalties)

$250 or 25 hours of community service ($250 maximum for 1st offense; $500 for subsequent offenses with discretionary 6 month suspension)

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