Excessive speeding in school zones has been an ongoing challenge, and now, a new state law allows Florida communities to install cameras to crack down on violators.

One study showed more than 98% of cars passing an area high school were traveling 10 mph above the speed limit, placing students and area pedestrians at risk.

Will these cameras make school zones safer or are they just another sign of Big Brother? We talk to experts about the new law and its provisions designed to crack down on violations.


  • Michael Owen, District 4, Hillsborough County Commission