Speed camera bill for school zones signed in New York

Thursday, June 26, 2014

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo signed legislation Wednesday allowing Nassau and Suffolk counties to place speed cameras in school zones as they seek to boost safety and revenue.

In a ceremony at Bethpage High School, where he was joined by state lawmakers and county officials including Republican Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano and Democratic Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone, Cuomo said the cameras "will save lives . . . It's the right use of technology, and the right time."

In April, the State Legislature approved Nassau and Suffolk's requests to add the cameras outside schools.

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