TheNewspaper.com: Driving Politics
Home >The Revolt > Camera Destruction > UK: Flame Engulfs Speed Camera 
Print It Email It Tweet It

UK: Flame Engulfs Speed Camera
A speed camera is destroyed in Somerset, UK. Police deny any connection to other recent incidents.

Destroyed speed camera
A speed camera in Somerset, UK was destroyed by burning tires last Tuesday. The device had been issuing citations on the A370 near East Huntspill.

Although the vigilante group Motorists Against Detection has claimed credit for about one thousand similar attacks of speed cameras, Avon and Somerset Police deny that last week's assault was part of any coordinated effort.

"There is nothing to suggest any of the incidents have been linked by any sort of militant group as such," police spokesman Ian Drury told the Bridgwater Mercury newspaper. "It appears that they are individual incidents."

Source: Speed Camera Arson Attack (Bridgwater Mercury (UK), 10/31/2006)

Regional News:
Other news about England



Permanent Link for this item
Return to Front Page


Related News
France, Germany, Italy: Vigilantes Spraypaint More Speed Cameras

France, UK: Speed Cameras Thwarted With Paint, Fire And Stubbornness

Vigilantes Burned $128 Million In French Speed Camera Profit

Australia, France, UK: Speed Cameras Blinded

A Trio Of Ticketing Cameras Disabled In France, Germany




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
TheNewspaper.com: Driving politics
TheNewspaper.com