3/20/2017France, Italy: Speed Cameras No Longer Function
Fire and spraypaint took out several speed cameras in France and Italy last week.
Attacks on speed cameras in San Dona, Italy continued last week Sunday with the camera on the Via Gondulmera being ripped open at the bottom and spraypainted black at the top, La Nuova di Venezia e Mestre reported. La Nuova di Venezia e Mestre also reported that the camera on the Via del Perer was spraypainted on Tuesday. On the previous week, cameras on the Via Calvecchia were spraypainted and knocked over.
On Friday, vigilantes in Reims, France burned the speed camera on the RD944. According to L'Union, four of the area's cameras have been disabled over the past few months. On Saturday, paint was used to disable the camera on the RD44 near Sainte-Sigolene, Zoom Dici reported. In Vannes, vigilantes on Tuesday covered the speed camera on the RN165 with bright green spraypaint, according to Ouest France. In Riedseltz, Dernieres Nouvelles D'Alsace reported that black spraypaint was used to take out the speed camera on the RD263.