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speed camera

a fixed camera that photographs vehicles breaking the speed limit on a certain stretch of road
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Researchers from Australia's University of Queensland set out to check the impact of using speed cameras by analysing 35 studies from Australia, the United States, Canada, Germany, Denmark, Finland, Britain, Hong Kong, the Netherlands, New Zealand and Norway.
Under his proposals, some traditional speed cameras would still exist - with motorists facing a fine if they were caught breaking the limit.
Of 500 motorists questioned, three quarters said they approved of speed cameras, which is a rise of almost ten per cent.
Of the 50 0 British motorists polled 78 per cent said they approved of speed cameras but only 36 per cent said they believed cameras were located at serious crash sites.
In the past three years alone, speed cameras have collected more than pounds 300m in fines and more than one million drivers are just a single conviction away from losing their licence.
So why not keep the average speed cameras, indeed extend them along the Kingston Bridge?
Just eight per cent of them think speed cameras have any significant impact on road safety, while more than half believe they have no positive impact whatsoever.
He once said: "I am often caught by my own speed cameras and find hefty fines on my doormat.
The Speed Cameras product is designed to enable warnings for drivers when they approach cameras that enforce traffic laws, helping them drive more safely and avoid fines.
Our extensive AA/Populus surveys show that over 70% of drivers accept the use of speed cameras and it is important that the level of trust and transparency is maintained.
And it is understood they are looking to switch from the old fixed point devices to average speed cameras which monitor cars over longer stretches of road.
This study connects the dots to show that speed cameras save lives.