Is this a speed camera?

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  1. JACUPRA280

    JACUPRA280 Senior Member

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    That's 100% an ANPR camera. They've popped up by me too.
     
  2. PaulyM

    PaulyM still learning

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    They look like Vector cameras to me and are mainly used to monitor congestion or traffic infringements. They do use ANPR technology though.

    Can I ask what road they are on please?
     
  3. dw911

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    Thats not good, I'd seen then on the M25, didn't relize they had spread so quick, thanks for the heads up:)
    Have noticed though on the M25 they do seem to be proceed by 3 gray poles on left side of the carriageway just before you get to the gantry on which they are side mounted too, so it's possible to get some warning your approaching one, or at least it is on the M25
     
  4. j.owen

    j.owen Full Member

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    They're on Clock Face Rd, just off School Lane (A569)


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  5. kazand

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    Yup, they have to have those, they will take a picture of the variable speed limit sign to avoid any 'the sign was at 60' arguments. Its also up to the Chief Constable ( or someone similar - other overpaid civil servants are available ;) ) when the cameras are used, I.e only when the variable limit is active or at all times. So you never know.
     
  6. dw911

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    Appreciate the info, always good to know how these things work
    Cheers :)
     
  7. PaulyM

    PaulyM still learning

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    Thanks, guess I will have to take care as I work in St.Helens and use that road occasionally.
     
  8. StylancePaul

    StylancePaul CUPRA Owner

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    Something similar popped up round my way for a month or so a little while ago. They were being used to inform a traffic survey, I was told. Effectively by recording number plates as they go through they can determine what routes vehicles are taking, this is in advance of a new bypass/flyover being built as part of the planning control is that HGVs don't start using it as a shortcut from the A14 to the A14!
     
  9. j.owen

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    How did you find this out?


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  10. philipj999

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    Either ANPR or traffic monitoring.
     
  11. StylancePaul

    StylancePaul CUPRA Owner

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    I spoke to someone from Highways in the local area, they confirmed that they were for a traffic survey.
     
  12. andrewpain

    andrewpain Senior Member

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    sure it's not Autumnwatch?
    Looking for tits or beaver?
    as are we all??
     
  13. kazand

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    :rofl: :D
     
  14. luigi33

    luigi33 Full Member

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    Not a speed camera....
     
  15. Sanderk95

    Sanderk95 New Member

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    Im pretty sure its a surveillance camera there are alot of those in the netherlands aswell
     

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