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Automated Speed Enforcement

Information about the City of Albuquerque's Automated Speed Enforcement program.

Everyone deserves to be safe while traveling our roadways in Albuquerque. Driving the speed limit is one way to help people get from point a to point b safely. Speed increases both the likelihood of a crash and the severity of the crash.

3 speedometers showing likelihood of death from speed increasing from 10% at 20mph to 40% at 30 mph, and 80% at 40 mph.

Automated speed enforcement is an effective tool to make roads safer and enforce posted speed limits. Automated speed enforcement programs have been shown to reduce vehicle speeds, crashes, injuries and fatalities. Automated enforcement does not require traffic stops, and can improve safety for all road users in a neutral manner.

Vehicles speeding through automated enforcement areas may receive a $100 ticket citation. Sample citation

Read the Automated Speed Enforcement Ordinance O-23-78. Read the Automated Speed Enforcement regulation.

Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to frequently asked questions about Automated Speed Enforcement are located on the FAQ page.

Resolving an Automated Speed Enforcement Citation

You may view your violation images and video and pay your fine at by entering your plate number and password from your citation. More payment information is available at the FAQ page, or by calling the Albuquerque Automated Enforcement Division Customer Service Call Center toll free at (866) 247-8157.

Scam Alert: The City of Albuquerque and the Albuquerque Police Department will never contact an individual requesting money or payments for automated speed enforcement over the phone. Please disregard these calls and messages. If you believe you have been contacted by someone who is impersonating an officer, please call 242-COPS to report.

Automated Speed Enforcement Forms

Automated Speed Enforcement Statistics

As of September 6, 2022, the City is no longer issuing warnings. Between April 25, 2022, and September 6, 2022, the City issued 10,749 warnings.

The bar graph shows the monthly Automated Speed Enforcement warnings and citations issued from April 25, 2022 (when the program started) to present. As the City added more speed safety cameras throughout 2022 and 2023, citations increased each month. The City currently has 20 speed safety cameras and at this time is not adding additional cameras. Starting September 6, 2022, the City stopped issuing warnings and began only issuing citations. The City issued 10,749 warnings. Staff update the bar graph every Monday. Between April 25, 2022 and May 20, 2024, the City issued 213,293 citations.

A total of 9,331 Community Service hours completed since the program started.

Automated Speed Enforcement System Information