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speed camera

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1. (Law) a fixed camera that photographs vehicles breaking the speed limit on a certain stretch of road
2. (Automotive Engineering) a fixed camera that photographs vehicles breaking the speed limit on a certain stretch of road
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SPEED cameras are set to be reintroduced on two of Coventry's busiest roads in a bid to end needless deaths.
The average speed cameras have been piloted in Birmingham andSolihullalready, and the council says early results are "positive" with speeds cut by up to 20 per cent.
ONLY about half of fixed speed cameras in the UK are actually switched on and catching offenders, figures obtained by the Press Association indicate.
Data released by 36 of the 45 police forces in the UK found that four have no fixed speed cameras at all and 13 have fewer than half actively catching speeding drivers.
ONLY half of the North East's speed cameras are switched on and catching motorists, a survey indicates.
FEWER than two-thirds of fixed speed cameras in Wales are actually switched on to catch drivers, it has been revealed.
The Press Association sent a Freedom of Information request to all 45 forces and their speed-camera partnerships asking how many fixed speed cameras they have and how many are active.
SPEED cameras - love them or hate them, they usually help put the brakes on speeding motorists.
TomTom Jam Ahead Warnings are now available on the free TomTom Speed Cameras app for Android.
Government Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin ordered the move to demonstrate that roadside speed cameras are intended for road safety reasons and not as a money generator for the authorities.
THE chairman of the city council's transport watchdog committee has admitted being done for speeding and said she hoped more motorists would be caught when speed cameras were brought back next year.