8/17/2014Estonia, France: Speed Cameras Spraypainted, Burned
Vigilantes in Estonia and France fight speed cameras with cans of paint and burning tires.
In Vaana-Jyesuu, Estonia, vigilantes disabled a speed camera last week Sunday. According to the Posttimees, white spraypaint covered the automated ticketing machine's lenses, marking the fourth time since August that a speed camera has been damaged in the area.
White paint was also the weapon of choice in Bellevue-la-Montagne, France. Mon 43 reported that vigilantes used white paint to disable the automated ticketing machine on the RD906. In Firmi, vigilantes set fire to the Decazeville speed camera just after midnight on Thursday, La Depeche reported.