Red-light Camera Laws Differ Nationwide

States where red-light cameras are prohibited: 

While some states have clear guidelines and regulations regarding the use of red-light cameras, others have banned or restricted their use. Here are a few examples to illustrate the variation: 

Several states, such as Texas, Iowa, and Wisconsin, have implemented laws that ban the use of red-light cameras statewide.  Here is a list of some states where red-light cameras are prohibited.
  1. Alaska
  2. Arkansas
  3. Indiana
  4. Iowa
  5. Michigan
  6. Mississippi
  7. Montana
  8. Nebraska
  9. New Hampshire
  10. South Carolina
  11. Texas
  12. West Virginia
  13. Wisconsin
  14. Wyoming
States where red-light cameras are permitted: On the other hand, there are states where red-light cameras are allowed, subject to certain regulations. California, Florida, and New York are examples of states that permit the use of red-light cameras in specific jurisdictions, with guidelines and restrictions in place.
  1. California
  2. Florida
  3. Illinois
  4. Maryland
  5. Massachusetts
  6. New Jersey
  7. New Mexico
  8. New York
  9. Ohio
  10. Oregon
  11. Pennsylvania
  12. Rhode Island
  13. Tennessee
  14. Virginia
  15. Washington
States with restrictions on red-light cameras: Some states have imposed restrictions on the use of red-light cameras. Here are some examples. 
  1. Arizona: Red-light cameras in Arizona can only be used in specific cities, and they are prohibited from issuing tickets for right turns on red.
  2. Colorado: Red-light cameras in Colorado are allowed, but they require an engineering study to be conducted before their installation.
  3. Maine: Red-light cameras in Maine are permitted but require specific authorization from the state legislature.
  4. Missouri: Red-light cameras in Missouri are allowed, but they must meet specific criteria and be approved by local voters.
  5. Nevada: Red-light cameras in Nevada are allowed, but they must comply with certain requirements, including public awareness campaigns and signage.
  6. North Carolina: Red-light cameras in North Carolina are allowed, but they must meet certain criteria and be approved by local authorities.
  7. Utah: Red-light cameras in Utah are permitted, but they require engineering studies, warning signs, and a high number of violations before fines can be issued.


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