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The view from a road safety camera van

Our correspondent Rhodri Clark shadowed a camera operator one morning last week, to see how camera vans detect various offences, including speeding

29 March 2019
Keeping watch for offences
Keeping watch for offences

 

When I was invited by GoSafe, the Welsh road safety partnership, to join a camera operator during a campaign on seatbelt wearing, I assumed that he would need specialist equipment for this activity. However, it was soon apparent that he would use the same equipment as for monitoring vehicle speeds, including a sharp pair of eyes.

Speeding may be the most commonly-spotted offence but, as they sit in their vans, camera operators continuously look out for other misdemeanours, including not wearing...

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