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Old June 24th, 2014, 05:35 PM   #61
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How does this work? I've passed a lot of these in Italy and I've seen holes in that box, but they're positioned at an angle of 90°to the road, so they can't take a picture of your license plates. And I haven't seen any other equipment around, cameras or so...?
Those aren't active 24/7. They are just hollow boxes in which police can put a radar inside. There's probably a sort of camera in the side to photograph your plate.
However, even when they're empty, they have an effect on road safety by putting psycological pressure.
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Old June 25th, 2014, 05:41 PM   #63
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Old June 25th, 2014, 10:47 PM   #64
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How does this work? I've passed a lot of these in Italy and I've seen holes in that box, but they're positioned at an angle of 90°to the road, so they can't take a picture of your license plates. And I haven't seen any other equipment around, cameras or so...?
Italian speed cameras measure the time you take to drive between to parallel laser rays; hence the two holes on the side of the box. Then they trigger a camera which photographs your back. Here's a diagram I found on the Internet (caption is in Spanish, though I think it's clear enough):



Eso ES German speed cameras follow the same principle. In Spain we also have these Italian units, but they are usually mounted in tripods. Most of Europe uses Doppler and/or traditional laser guns though.
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Old June 28th, 2014, 10:24 PM   #65
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Speed camera signs from New South Wales, Australia:

Red light speed camera (a red light camera combined with a speed camera):


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Old September 15th, 2014, 03:26 AM   #66
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Some I caught along Italian SR6 between Ferrara and Mántova:

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Old April 21st, 2015, 03:43 AM   #67
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Old April 21st, 2015, 09:24 PM   #68
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Norway has a second sign as well, for pairs of cameras measuring the average speed over a length of road. A perfect place to make a pee....

(There was some controversy at introduction, as both cams always take a picture, but a satisfactory technical solution protecting the privacy of innocents apparently was found. Personally I hate them for quite a different reason...)
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Old April 21st, 2015, 09:33 PM   #69
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At least Norwegian and Swedish speed cameras are indicated with a sign in advance. In the Netherlands they are often located at sneaky spots, such as just behind an overpass pier or in a line of trees. Even if you pay attention to them you often don't see them until the last moment.
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Old April 21st, 2015, 10:24 PM   #70
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^ That's so true. I got a 30 euro ticket for speeding at 4 km/h (!!!) recently in the Netherlands.
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Old April 22nd, 2015, 03:16 AM   #71
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They're like this in the UK:



[IMG]http://conversation.which.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2010/08/speedcamerassign_************_26942851.jpg[/IMG]



We also have the 'your speed' signs, some of them just show the speed limit when cars are speeding, some show the speed of each car only when the car is speeding, some show all the speeds at any speed and some have smiley faces under or above the speed.
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Old April 23rd, 2015, 03:01 PM   #72
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^ That's so true. I got a 30 euro ticket for speeding at 4 km/h (!!!) recently in the Netherlands.
I don't see any problem. It's more problematic that speed limits are usually set too low.
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Old April 25th, 2015, 12:37 AM   #73
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Old April 28th, 2015, 01:39 PM   #74
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section control is a good option to slow people down.

I think point instantaneous speed control should always be well signed.
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http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-Jmblo7uE0R...stauracion.jpg
in spain we have this one for viewpoint , very similar to the camara ones in uk .
i think many people dont know it meanning
for this , i'd prefer this one, its much more clear

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Old July 11th, 2015, 04:29 PM   #76
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Sign for speedcamera, road 117 Sweden.
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Old July 11th, 2015, 04:43 PM   #77
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This is how they are signed in Latvia:


And they look like this


On some roads we have speed cameras that messure your speed and if you're speeding, a traffic light at a nearby pedestrian crossing turns red to stop the driver. Usually the speeding driver, drives fast enough to manage to cross the taffic light whilist it's changing from green to red, but other drivers behind him who were not speeding, are forced to stop.
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Old July 12th, 2015, 02:25 AM   #79
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On some roads we have speed cameras that messure your speed and if you're speeding, a traffic light at a nearby pedestrian crossing turns red to stop the driver. Usually the speeding driver, drives fast enough to manage to cross the taffic light whilist it's changing from green to red, but other drivers behind him who were not speeding, are forced to stop.
Those things are all over the place in Portugal, and most of the time there's no pedestrian crossing, just a traffic light.
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New signs now in use in Bulgaria. Required for manned and automatic controls.
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