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Funny! Reminds me of all the motorcycle drivers doing crazy stunts in front of the speed cam
 

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Bazzle said:
We havnt burnt any fixed ones like the Poms yet, we just SHOOT them.

Speed cameras shot at | Sunday Herald Sun

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The standard enforcement camera housings here are actually built to withstand small calibre weapons and other forms of assault. Being shot at and other tampering is a regular occurrence apparently. Many speed cameras now have a separate surveillance camera trained on them to catch the vandals in the act.

I somehow doubt the original story. Before a ticket is issued, a person actually verifies the camera picture and checks the rego against the vehicle. Having 17 in a row and the vehicle not matching the rego would have raised a red flag. Urban myth I think.
 

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Not looked at here, auto sent to the keeper.

And yes they are quite tuff, the fire thing didnt work to well, so now we blow them up, works a treat:thumbsup:

I only speed on the freeway, so they dont bother me, MB speed limiter FTW:D
 

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We to have the timed roads
 

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We to have the timed roads

Gosh guys,

And I thought that we had it bad with the picture taking traffic lights. We have a couple of timed roads, like the Penn Turnpike...if you show up at the next toll station you can receive a ticket on the spot but it's not a nationwide thing thank God.
 

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Ingredients for Gatso camara pie.

1 x Old car tire
1 x Lighter Fluid or petrol or flamable substance.
1 x box of matches
1 x Gatso Camara

Hang the tire over the camara's head, fill the inside of the tire with flamable substance & light, cook for as long as possible until nicly golden brown.

Nothing like a good barbee is there.

P.S This is not my recipe, but sounds very nice.
 

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papa said:
Not looked at here, auto sent to the keeper.
That should result in a lot of false positives and plenty for the lawyers to do. The OCR technology isn't that good, especially with the wide variety of plates we have. Needs an authorised person here to issue a ticket, not just a machine. The courts always give the benefit of doubt.
Cameras here are on speeding, red lights, red light + speeding combined, timed roadways (for trucks mostly), hand held doppler laser, bus lanes, school zones, toll evaders etc etc. To top it off the roads in Sydney are so congested, so they for example widened the M2 here to 3 (narrow) lanes from 2 normal width and dropped the speed limit from 100kph to 70kph to reduce risk and damage during lane jostling and then installed a speed camera. The road is still congested. :mad:
The rule here used to be (and maybe still is) that speed cameras could be installed only in declared black spots (history of crashes) and then had to be signposted - the idea being deterrence, as opposed to the apparent reality of revenue collection. :rolleyes:
 
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