TheNewspaper.com: Driving Politics
Home >The Revolt > Camera Destruction > UK, Australia: Speed Cameras Attacked 
Print It Email It Tweet It

UK, Australia: Speed Cameras Attacked
Australian motorist abuses speed camera operator while Buckinghamshire, UK camera goes up in flames.

A speed camera on High Street in Buckinghamshire, UK was set on fire Wednesday morning. A rag-filled tire ignited the blaze and severely damaged the device which had just been re-installed after a prior attack with an angle grinder. The camera had been meant to trap motorists accelerating away from a village on a road with no significant accident history.

In Melbourne, Australia a twenty-year-old motorist kicked a mobile speed camera car and hurled verbal abuse at the device's operator. Police intend to charge the man with assault and "offensive behavior."

Source: Arsonists Destroy Replaced Camera (Bucks Free Press (UK), 8/30/2006)

Regional News:
Other news about England

Other news about Australia



Permanent Link for this item
Return to Front Page

Related News
France, Germany, Spain, UK: Speed Cameras Disabled

France: Attacks On Speed Cameras Keep Pace With Replacements

France, South Africa: Speed Cameras Rubbed Out

France: Speed Camera Burnings Impact GDP

France, Italy, UK: Unbeatable Speed Cameras Beaten




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 | News Archive | Search | RSS Feed
TheNewspaper.com: Driving politics
TheNewspaper.com