Only Half Fixed Speed Cameras Are Switched On

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Charlie
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Only Half Fixed Speed Cameras Are Switched On

Post: # 2752Post Charlie
Sun Nov 12, 2017 6:06 am

Only Half Fixed Speed Cameras Are Switched On

According to latest figures, only about half of the fixed speed cameras are actually turned on and catching out speeding motorists.
This is not including the mobile speed cameras.
Places like Northamptonshire have turned all cameras off but left the structures in place as a deterrent.
Staffordshire has 272 fixed cameras but only 10 are switched on.
Places like West Yorkshire and Kent has 25% of their cameras working.
Other places may have more working fixed cameras.
So, depending where you are, there may be none working.
However, don't chance it :mrgreen:

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Re: Only Half Fixed Speed Cameras Are Switched On

Post: # 2753Post Taxi
Sun Nov 19, 2017 1:07 pm

But, at the end of the day you would have to be crazy ignoring the speed cameras.
If you want me, call me a cab :fingers:

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Re: Only Half Fixed Speed Cameras Are Switched On

Post: # 2768Post Panda
Mon Dec 04, 2017 2:43 am

Taxi wrote:
Sun Nov 19, 2017 1:07 pm
But, at the end of the day you would have to be crazy ignoring the speed cameras.
We know the ones here in my area that are not in use and many of us drive accordingly.

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Re: Only Half Fixed Speed Cameras Are Switched On

Post: # 2769Post Caravan Man
Tue Dec 05, 2017 9:23 am

If there is a speed camera ahead it should have a warning notice beforehand, then its should be visible when close to it. Fixed cameras for example will have a bright yellow marking of some sort. Mobile cameras will be in high visibility vans.
Don't take it for granted that a speed camera isn't working because it just might get activated at any time.

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Re: Only Half Fixed Speed Cameras Are Switched On

Post: # 2777Post Motor Mouth
Thu Dec 07, 2017 9:11 am

I approached a local speed camera last night and had to slam the brakes on :D
I knew it existed but totally forgot last night as I approached it.
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Re: Only Half Fixed Speed Cameras Are Switched On

Post: # 2872Post Ray
Fri Mar 23, 2018 8:29 am

Then if some speed cameras don't work and are never going to, they just become hazards surely.
If they are leaving them as a way to make motorists slow down, then that is wrong too.
If they are not being used then they will be rotting away with no maintenance and that will cause pollution.
I like driving in my car

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