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Three Irish Speed Cameras Destroyed
Three of Ireland's twenty speed cameras have been destroyed.

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Three of Ireland's 20 stationary speed camera units have been destroyed. The only camera on the country's longest motorway, the M1, was pulled out of the ground and stolen -- pole, box, and all.

A second camera on the N3 was set on fire and a camera on the R132 was, "hit by a lorry which kept going."

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The State's network of speed cameras comprises only 20 units in Louth, Meath, Kildare and Dublin. They were installed by the National Roads Authority in 1999 as part of a pilot project. It's known that only three cameras, which are placed in the camera box, are in operation in the State at any given time.
Source: Speed cameras vandalised (Irish Times (Ireland), 2/23/2005)

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