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  • Robbing barstewards

    Here's the proof

    CRASH RATE SOARS AT £500K SPEED CAMERA SITE

    M11 'scamera' that rakes in £500k a year has seen casualty rates nearly double




    Crashes have almost doubled at a fixed speed camera site on the M11 that rakes in half a million pounds a year from motorists.
    Statistics revealed under the Freedom of Information Act show that the numbers of both accidents and casualties at the spot have jumped sharply since the camera was installed in May 2001.
    The numbers show a jump of almost 40 percent in the number of accidents and a near doubling of the number of casualties. There were a total of 13 accidents and 14 casualties in the five-and-a-half years prior to the camera's arrival, but 18 accidents and 26 casualties in the first five-and-a-half years after the installation.
    The Essex Police, who initially tried to block the Freedom of Information request but were forced to disclose the stats by the Information Commissioner, finally revealed the accident data along with the number of fines gathered by the camera.
    The information revealed that the 'scamera', which is situated between junctions five and four of the southbound M11 at a point where the limit drops from 70mph to 50mph, nets around 9000 speeding tickets a year.
    Paul Pearson, who originally requested the information and who runs motorist's campaigning website penaltychargenotice.co.uk, told the Telegraph: "No wonder they haven't removed the camera that is causing these accidents. It is just raising too much money and they clearly want to keep it there."
    Essex police told Mr Pearson that "the partnership reviews all its enforced sites annually and is satisfied that this and other sites should remain".
    Despite Mr Pearson's efforts, the police still won't reveal exactly how much money they make from the camera.

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    Hang em high

    In a bit it won't be worth driving in the UK because of stupid things like that. Time that the great British Public stood up to this type of injustice towards drivers --- people power can and does work, it just needs organising.

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    • #3
      Leo, your just the man for the job!
      Plenty time on your hands, good at ogranising,
      and i'm sure plenty will agree with you.

      UP THE REVOLUTION

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      • #4
        This is so true just shows you there arent there for safety *******!

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          • #6
            Just don't know what to say. ****ing typical!

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            • #7
              needs a tyre throwing over it, then setting alight
              sigpic Cheshire & North Wales Region. Home of A&M Conversions

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              • #8
                Just noticed this post's got a 4 star rating.
                Who decides this and what's it mean?

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                • #9
                  Originally posted by opel_bitch View Post
                  just noticed this post's got a 4 star rating.
                  Who decides this and what's it mean?
                  have to own up it was me who dunnit

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                  • #10
                    it were me who dunnit ----- thought you would like to be rated :d:d

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                    • #11
                      we both did it...

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