Driving Politics
Home >The Revolt > Camera Destruction > Belgium, Italy: Traffic Cameras Trashed 
Print It Email It Tweet It

Belgium, Italy: Traffic Cameras Trashed
Nine speed cameras in Belgium are trashed while automated ticketing machines in the Italian capital literally become trash cans.

Velo OK trash can
Vigilantes in the Flemish region of Belgium destroyed or disabled nine speed cameras in the first half of the year. According to De Standaard, three cameras were attacked in West Flanders, two in Flemish Brabant, two in East Flanders, one in Antwerp and one in Limburg. Damage totaled 186,749 euros (US $230,000).

In Rome, Italy, attacks on speed cameras are so common that many of the "Velo OK" brand speed camera housings, which are made of a bright orange plastic, are being repurposed. Il Tempo reports that many of the housings have been empty as camera equipment in shuffled among the various locations in the city. Now many of the housings sit empty and serve as containers full of trash.

Related News
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

Illinois, Italy, France, Germany: Speed Cameras Slammed, Swiped

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