3/15/2005Dutch Camera Protester Fined $332
A man was fined US $332 for putting an empty potato chip bag in front of a speed camera.
A sixty year old man was fined 250 Euros (US $332) for placing an empty potato chip bag in front of a speed camera. The incident happened in Mijnsheerenland, a city near Rotterdam, Denmark. Police had been staking out the camera.
The Dutch province of Flevoland is also expected to introduce the first mobile speed averaging camera -- similar to the SPECS camera, fixed system, recently introduced in the UK.
He was opposed to the speed camera being placed on the dike, but did not see an unobtrusive car parked a small distance away from the camera.Source: Man fined in costly speed camera protest (Expatica News, 3/15/2005)
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