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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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The average speed cameras would be set up on London Road and Ansty Road - and could be in place as soon as the spring.
Elsewhere, areas where average speed cameras have been installed have seen a 75 per cent drop in the number of people killed or seriously injured on the roads.
Data released by 36 of the UK's 45 police forces found four have no fixed speed cameras at all, and 13 have fewer than half actively catching speeding drivers.
The figures cover all police fixed speed cameras, but not the mobile devices forces also use.
British police forces were sent a Freedom of Information request asking how many fixed speed cameras each force has and how many are active.
But while only 64% of speed cameras are switched on in the areas covered by three of Wales' four police forces, that figure is well ahead of the UK average.
All forces and speed-camera partnerships that responded said they deployed regular mobile speed cameras across their areas.
Not all speed cameras work, some are switched off - TRUE A spokesman for Brake said: "Various Freedom of Information requests have revealed that some speed cameras are not fully operational in the UK.
The TomTom Speed Cameras app is already available in 16 countries, and today launches in a further 26.
Our extensive surveys show that over 70percent of drivers accept the use of speed cameras and it is important that the level of trust and transparency is maintained.
It came as the transport scrutiny committee was discussing the return of council-operated speed cameras at eight locations throughout the city from next April.