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New 'secretive' speed cameras rolled out in Haute-Savoie

National News // Oct. 9, 2019

A new generation of speed cameras are being rolled out on French roads close to the Swiss border.

Pixabay New 'secretive' speed cameras rolled out in Haute-Savoie

France started using the new ‘Turret Cameras’ earlier in the year, near Paris.

The cameras are on a pole, which makes them harder to vandalise – which has been a serious problem in the last few months – and they don’t flash, so drivers will be unaware if they’ve been caught.

The department of Haute-Savoie has had the new cameras installed. Authorities point out already this year 51 people have been killed on its roads – and speed is the main reason.

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