Cars on Film
It will come as no surprise to hear that speeding (in cars) is the most common motoring offence in Britain today. The fact that it is by far and away the easiest to police, is presumably the reason, though the term “police” is probably more accurately described as “auto-monitored”.
The police are still in occasional evidence at some “speed traps”, or as they are now known “safety enforcement zones”. Hand-held radar or laser guns, and van mounted cameras do patrol some notorious stretches of road, but for the most part the job is now almost fully automated.
It began in 1992 with the Gatso fixed position camera. This radar activated device scans traffic as it Continue reading “Cars on Film – Speeding”