PUBLISHED: 14:41 EST, 20 August 2012 | UPDATED: 15:17 EST, 20 August 2012

The speed traps in the surrounding counties of Washington D.C. are going stealth, forgoing the clunky cameras of yesteryear and embracing an unobtrusive model to catch fast drivers.

Montgomery and Prince George’s County law enforcement officials hope that the new ‘mailbox’-like models will blend in better with their environments, allowing them to be more effective.

Prince George’s County, which quadrupled its fleet this year, hopes that the mailbox models will help them net $8million for 2012 and then $28million in 2013.

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