3/1/2005Somerset, UK Speed Camera Burned
A tire was used to torch a Somerset, UK speed camera.
A speed camera on the A358 near Henlade in Somerset, UK was destroyed with a burning tire Sunday evening. One motorist told the BBC News, "The camera housing is burnt and you can see the wires from the inside of the tyre hanging down."
David Gollicker, from the Safety Camera Partnership, said: "I don't understand this stupidity. There are a minority intent on breaking the law. This could carry a prison sentence, and we are using technology to discover who they are."Source: Speed camera is damaged in fire (BBC News (UK), 3/1/2005)
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