8/22/2016France, Luxembourg, Sweden: Speed Cameras Attacked
Spraypaint, tar and fireworks put several European speed cameras out of commission last week.
In Lipperscheid, Luxembourg, vigilantes took out a speed camera with fireworks last Monday. According to Luxemburger Wort, the automated ticketing machine on the N7 has since been repaired.
In Strangnas, Sweden, vigilantes covered the lenses of a newly installed speed camera with tar last Monday, Eskilstuna Kuriren reported.
In Haute-Loire, France, the speed camera on the D1 in Bellevue-la-Montagne was covered in green spraypaint last week. The nearby camera in Saint-Christophe-sur-Dolaizon had its lenses painted white, according to La Montagne.