10/26/2015France, Italy: Speed Cameras Blown Up, Burned
Vigilantes blow up, smash and set fire to speed cameras in France and Italy.
In Mediglia, Italy, vigilantes blew up speed camera last week Monday. According to Il Giorno, a bomb destroyed the camera located on the road between Milan and Cremona, and a note left near the wreckage warned the city to stop issuing fines. In Piove di Sacco, vigilantes burned the orange "Velo OK" brand speed camera housing to the ground on Tuesday, leaving nothing but a pile of ashes. Camera equipment was not inside the box at the time of the attack, Il Mattino di Padova reported.
In Yvelines, France on Tuesday, vigilantes attempted to burn a speed camera at around 11:20pm. The camera located on Avenue du General Eisenhower survived the attack, Info Normandie reported, as only a bush near the device caught fire. In Lot-et-Garonne, vigilantes smashed the window of the speed camera on the D656 last week Monday, according to La Depeche.