11.04.15.05

.05 Processing of Images and Citations.

A. Any local police department or State police department that deploys a work zone speed control system may utilize its civilian employees or contractor employees to perform an initial review of images for the purpose of eliminating those images upon which a citation will not be issued.

B. The statement in any citation required by Transportation Article, §21-810(d)(1), Annotated Code of Maryland, that based on inspection of recorded images the motor vehicle was being operated in violation of Transportation Article, Title 21, Subtitle 8, Annotated Code of Maryland, Speed Restrictions, shall be signed by a police officer employed by the local police department or State police department deploying the work zone speed control system.

C. The certification required by Transportation Article, §21-810(e)(1), Annotated Code of Maryland, alleging that based on inspection of recorded images produced by a work zone speed control system a violation Transportation Article, Title 21, Subtitle 8, Annotated Code of Maryland, Speed Restrictions, occurred and that the requirements of Transportation Article, §21-810(b), Annotated Code of Maryland, have been satisfied, shall be sworn to or affirmed by a police officer employed by the local police department or State police department deploying the work zone speed control system.

D. The owner or co-owners of a vehicle shall be established from records maintained by or accessible from the Motor Vehicle Administration, based on the registration plate information captured on an image. A single citation may be issued in the names of all persons listed as co-owners of a co-owned vehicle.

E. A local police department or State police department may void any citations that are incorrectly issued without the need for the person to whom the citation was issued to stand trial in District Court.