5/13/2012Italy, Poland: Vigilantes Express Displeasure with Automated Enforcement
Speed cameras covered, spraypainted and mooned last week.
Vigilantes spraypainted a newly installed speed cameras in Gallarate, Italy this week. Four cameras located along the Viale Lombardia had lens openings carefully covered in blue paint, Varese News reported.
A speed camera in Rimini, Italy remains inactive after vigilantes destroyed it on April 14. Giornale reported the device located on the Via Emilia in Santarcangelo was taken out, though municipal officials did not realize this for several days.
In Kobylnica, Poland four men expressed their displeasure with photo enforcement by mooning a speed camera, according to Glosu Pomorza. The men stood ready as a motorcycle drove past the camera at 134 km/h (83 MPH) in the 50 km/h (31 MPH) zone.