7/20/2014France, Germany: Traffic Cameras Disabled
Fire and spraypaint bring down speed cameras and red light cameras in France and Germany.
In Linas, France, vigilantes disabled a speed camera on Tuesday. Le Parisien reports that white spraypaint was used to block the lens of the recently installed automated ticketing machine on the N20 toward Paris. White paint was also used to take out the photo radar device in Vic-sous-Thil on Wednesday, according to Bien Public. Police have no idea who might be responsible.
In Koenigsdorf, Germany vigilantes set fire to a traffic camera on Tuesday. Kleiner Stadt Anzeiger reports that officials have not yet assessed the damage done to the automated ticketing machine on Aachener Strasse.