1/18/2016France, UK: Speed Cameras On Fire, Spraypaint
Vigilantes in France and England use fire and spraypaint to disable automated ticketing machines.
Vigilantes in Huddersfield, England set fire to a speed camera last week Monday. According to the Huddersfield Daily Examiner, a tire was used to feed the blaze on Woodhead Road in Honley.
In Aubencheul-au-Bac, France vigilantes on Saturday used black spraypaint to ensure the speed camera on the RD643 would no longer be able to issue photo tickets, La Voix du Nord reported. The same automated ticketing machine had previously been destroyed in October. In Jura, white spraypaint was the weapon of choice against the speed camera on the RD7673 last week Saturday, according to Voix du Jura.