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#153789 - 19th Apr 2007 3:34pm Interesting BBC News Article Regarding Speed Cams
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Originally Posted By: BBC News
Before speed cameras, the number of road deaths was falling dramatically but this is no longer the case. So do speed cameras really make our roads safer?

On a chilly morning in west London, a gaggle of schoolchildren dress up in sunflower T-shirts as part of a bizarre publicity offensive for speed cameras.

The group that runs cameras in the capital, the London Safety Camera Partnership (LSCP) is handing out sunflower seeds to every primary school in the capital to celebrate the 1,500 people who have been saved from death and serious injury by speed cameras in the past five years.

A very interesting read. As far as im concerned if they save just one life, they are more then worth it.

The only people who don't like speed camera's are the people who speed, and therefore break the law.

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#153790 - 19th Apr 2007 3:40pm Re: Interesting BBC News Article Regarding Speed Cams [Re: MattLFC]
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Verytrue.

The only problem i have with speed camara's is they seem to have replaced the police car.

When i 1st started driving 10years ago there where plenty of police on the beat and in the cars but as we become a bigbrother state you see alot less.

I dont agree with the camaras going up where there have neverbeen any crashes though.
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#153796 - 19th Apr 2007 7:48pm Re: Interesting BBC News Article Regarding Speed Cams [Re: spinking]
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the only problem i have with speed cameras is when the prick infront doesnt know the speed limit and brakes from 50 to 30, and not only do i go up his arse but nearly have some Grrr in a merc or beemer go up mine aswe;;

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#153797 - 19th Apr 2007 8:58pm Re: Interesting BBC News Article Regarding Speed Cams [Re: blinkyspoogle]
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Bugs me that too binkycoop!
Speed cameras,well i like and hate the idea. Good for enforcing speed limits although the report has seen this doesn't really work too well.
I just hate the idea that sometimes you've been too busy watching the multitude of idiots around you, you've missed the speedlimit change sign and end up braking hard, and doing what i just said bugs me!

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