8/8/2016France: Speed Cameras Shot, Spraypainted
Several French speed cameras were taken out last week with paint and bullets.
A speed camera in Vosges, France was shot several times by a rifle last week Sunday. According to Loractu, only the housing of the automated ticketing machine on the RD424 was damaged. On the same day, fluorescent yellow spraypaint was used to take out the speed camera on the RD813 in Port-Sainte-Marie, Sud Ouest reported. In Jura, Le Progres reports that a mobile speed camera on the RN57 near Besancon was covered in purple spraypaint on Monday. Two other fixed speed cameras were disabled along the same road in Doubs. According to Le Progres, pink spraypaint took out the speed camera on the RD906 in Bellevue-la-Montagne.