More speed cameras activated in Chicago

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More of Chicago’s speed cameras will be giving out tickets instead of warnings.

Violations caught on cameras near Saint Rita High School, at 7739 and 7738 S. Western Ave. and 2550 W. 79th Street, will lead to tickets starting Friday, January 31.

Fines for  vehicles traveling 6-10 miles per hour over the posted speed limit are $35.

They are $100 for vehicles traveling 11 or more miles over the posted speed limit.

Cameras around Lane Tech High School, at 3521 and 3534 N. Western Ave. and 2549 W. Addison St., will now give warnings.

The same goes for cameras around Currie High School, at 4929 and 5030 S. Pulaski Rd. and 4965 S. Archer Ave.

Cameras at both schools will begin giving out tickets on March 16.

Enforcement for the speed cameras around schools runs from 7 am to 7 pm, Monday through Friday.

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