Placing some Hagerstown intersections under 24-hour video surveillance is among several traffic safety measures being considered by city officials.
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During a council meeting on Tuesday, City Council members directed staff members to request larger speed limit signs from the state and to further study using video cameras to catch drivers who run red lights.
Elsewhere in Maryland, the Howard County Police Department has video cameras positioned at 20 intersections.
Using the video, police send citations to the owners of vehicles seen running red lights.
A report on the use of the cameras is expected to be made to the council later this spring, City Administrator Bruce Zimmerman said.
City officials have given additional attention to traffic matters in the wake of a March 12 fatal two-car collision at the intersection of Winter and West Franklin streets. Police say the accident was caused by speeding.