Speed and Red Light Cameras: Virginia

Speed Cameras

No state law or programs

Red Light Cameras

Violation/State Law


Permitted Locations/Criteria

Local ordinance required; one site per 10,000 residents (up to 10 sites in D.C. area)

Citation Issued To/Liability

Registered owner/Driver

Image Taken

2 photos or other recorded images

Penalties (Traditional Penalties)

$50 maximum; no court costs; not a criminal offense; no points; not used by insurers ($200 maximum; 4 points)