Driving Politics
Home >Camera Enforcement > Revenue from Cameras > UK: The 8 Million Dollar Camera 
Print It Email It Tweet It

UK: The 8 Million Dollar Camera
A single camera in Nottinghamshire has racked up $7.95 million US in revenue.

Specs camera
After mailing tickets to 76,000 motorists since 2000, a single camera in Nottinghamshire has racked up £4.2 million ($7.95 million US) in revenue. It accounts for a third of the county's camera income.

An official responsible for this camera told BBC News, "It is an absolute shame really that we're in the position where cameras are hated so much and that people are paranoid that more cameras are being put up."

The camera is a digital SPECS model that uses a time over distance measurement system instead of and not radar to calculate speed.

Article Excerpt:
Alison Richards, from the county's safety camera partnership, said: "We're definitely not cashing in."
Source: Speed camera nets 4.2m in fines (BBC News, 2/18/2005)

Regional News:
Other news about England

Permanent Link for this item
Return to Front Page

Related News
Powerful Illinois Politician Responds To Photo Enforcement Bribery Charge

DC Confirms Photo Ticket Payment Optional For Non-Residents

Argentina: Court Sentences Mayor For Forging Speed Camera Tickets

Red Light Camera Industry Returns To Profitability

Verra Mobility Loses Money, Buys Its Main Money-losing Rival

View Main Topics:

Get Email Updates
Subscribe with Google
Subscribe via RSS or E-Mail

Back To Front Page

Front Page | Get Updates | Site Map | About Us | Search | RSS Feed Driving politics