Driving Politics
Home >The Revolt > Camera Destruction > Scottish Speed Camera Swiped, Welsh Camera Wounded 
Print It Email It Tweet It

Scottish Speed Camera Swiped, Welsh Camera Wounded
Throughout Scotland, Wales and England, UK motorists are expressing displeasure with the nation's speed camera regime.

Fingering motorcyclist
In all parts of the UK, a number of motorists are expressing displeasure with the nation's speed camera regime. Scottish motorists have captured their first victim in the war against automated ticketing. A speed camera previously located on the A68 Edinburgh near Lauder was surreptitiously removed. Lothian and Borders Police have no clue as to the current whereabouts of the ticketing device.

Meanwhile in the small Welsh town of Burry Port in Llanelli, motorists pelted a pair of cameras with rocks, smashing the glass photographic lenses. The attacks rendered the machine inoperable.

In the English town of Heacham in Norfolk, police are hunting for a motorcyclist in a blue jacket with white stripes who is deliberately triggering speed cameras at 60 MPH to deliver an image of his middle finger to the employees who review camera photos. With his license plate covered in mud, police are unable to track him down. The town of King's Lynn reports similar instances of unidentified motorcyclists extending their middle digits at speeds up to 70 MPH.

Source: Thieves lift speed camera (Evening Times (Glasgow, Scotland), 11/10/2005)

Regional News:
Other news about England

Other news about Scotland

Other news about Wales

Permanent Link for this item
Return to Front Page

Related News
Speed Cameras Attacked In Oregon, Germany, UK

Canada, France, Italy, New Zealand: Speed Cameras Mangled

Fleximan Defends Himself

Italian Officials Claim To Have Captured Fleximan

Europeans Cut Down, Torch Speed Cameras

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