Driving Politics
Home >The Revolt > Camera Destruction > Australia, France, Italy: Speed Cameras Blocked And Burned 
Print It Email It Tweet It

Australia, France, Italy: Speed Cameras Blocked And Burned
Opponents of automated ticketing thwarted the use of speed cameras in a handful of ways last week in Australia and Europe.

Spraypainted Italian speed camera
By Richard Diamond/Staff Reports
A pair of Australian vigilantes interfered with the generation of automated tickets on Sunday. One parked on the side of the road behind a photo radar van, preventing the camera from taking a clear photo. Another, a teenager named Beau Jackson, held up a hand-made sign warning of a speed camera, alerting motorists to the device's presence.

In Sulmona, Italy, on Saturday, vigilantes thwarted the speed camera by painting its lens yellow. In Roseto Capo Spulico, vigilantes on Saturday torched the speed camera on the SS106. The pole-mounted speed camera installed a week ago on the RD8043 in Auvillers-les-Forges, France, was disabled Friday with the application of red spraypaint.

Related News
Toilet Treatment For German Speed Camera, More Damage In France, Italy, UK

Speed Camera Perversion In Australia, Destruction In France, Germany, Italy

Anti-speed Camera Activism Heats Up In France, Germany, Luxembourg

Speed Cameras Mocked In Australia, France, Italy, UK

Canada, Germany Martinique: Speed Cameras Sprayed And Scorched

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