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Public-images-osm logo.svg highway = speed_camera
Speed camera.jpg
A fixed road-side or overhead speed camera
Used on these elements
may be used on nodesshould not be used on waysshould not be used on areasuse on relations unspecified
Status: In use

A fixed road-side or overhead speed camera. Consider using the enforcement relation to provide more information about the speed camera.


  • highway=speed_camera
  • This would apply to nodes only.
  • This node is tagged next to the way, where the actual speed camera is.

(older versions of OsmAND and OsmandMapCreators did not evaluate the enforcement relation correctly. This has been fixed in OsmAnd since Version 1.8 and current OsmandMapCreators since April 2014.)

Additional values

The speed restriction can be added using the maxspeed=* entry.

If there is a reference number, you could use ref=* entry.

Additional information or more complex setups can be stored in enforcement relation.


An icon could be displayed either on the road, or on all affected ways, a little off the road.


A navigation software shall ask during the installation procedure, whether speed cameras shall be included or not. This shall not be changeable without new installation to make sure there is no conflict with the law in countries where the use of dynamic speed cam warning devices are disallowed.

Related terms: ‹ speed camera ›