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Postby Tonyblack » Mon Aug 17, 2009 9:39 am

New speed cameras on M4 from 17 August 2009 - beware !!!


This may be of interest to anyone driving Newport end of the M4. Someone I know who is in the know has sent me this.

“I’d thought I’d better keep you informed of happenings on the M4. There are new average speed cameras installed on both eastbound and westbound carriageways from junction 24 (Coldra) to junction 25a (Cwmbran). They are set at 50mph. Do not exceed this speed limit as you will be likely to have 3 points added to your licence. The gantries are in place now but will not be functional until the 17th (next Monday) so beware and watch your speed.”


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Postby poohbcarrot » Mon Aug 17, 2009 12:09 pm

I'm surprised there aren't already speed cameras on the M4.

The UK has the most CCTV cameras of and country in the world. There is one CCTV camera for every 14 people in the UK.

I peronally find that absolutely repulsive! :x
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Postby Tonyblack » Mon Aug 17, 2009 12:24 pm

I agree with you! And what really annoys me is when the people who put these cameras in place use the excuse: "you have nothing to fear if you are innocent". :evil:
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Postby poohbcarrot » Mon Aug 17, 2009 12:40 pm

I think they should attach CCTV cameras to all TVs, cars, toilets and beds sold.

You have nothing to fear if you are innocent, do you?

Better still, just wear a cap with a CCTV camera attached.

You have nothing to fear if you are innocent, do you?

Why not just force feed everyone a satnav chip?

You have nothing to fear if you are innocent, do you?
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Postby Sjoerd3000 » Mon Aug 17, 2009 2:42 pm

Pooh Orwell :D

The speedcamera was invented by a Dutchman, Maurice Gatsonides (who was a racing driver :shock: ) So I just wanted to say sorry on behalf of all the Dutch :wink:
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Postby Tonyblack » Mon Aug 17, 2009 2:46 pm

I heard that the Belgians regularly get out of their cars and attack speed cameras with baseball bats. :lol:
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Postby Sjoerd3000 » Mon Aug 17, 2009 2:48 pm

In Holland we set them on fire :twisted:
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Postby Tonyblack » Mon Aug 17, 2009 2:49 pm

:lol: :lol: :lol:
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Postby Sjoerd3000 » Mon Aug 17, 2009 2:52 pm

They look like this afterwards :twisted:
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Postby Cheery » Mon Aug 17, 2009 3:46 pm

We don't complain about the speed cameras. We just slow down if one is coming. The rest of the way, we're total hooligans. :lol:
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Postby Cheery » Mon Aug 17, 2009 3:50 pm

Oh, and yes: Speed cameras?? Which speed cameras?? I didn't hear anything!
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Postby chris.ph » Mon Aug 17, 2009 5:35 pm

gatso was a rally driver who developed the cameras to help timed sections(b@@@@@d)

cheers tony ive been pinged there allready but ignored the letter and got away with it :lol: :lol: but that was the temporary one on the roadworks
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Postby Tina a.k.a.SusanSto.Helit » Mon Aug 17, 2009 6:00 pm

poohbcarrot wrote:Why not just force feed everyone a satnav chip?

You have nothing to fear if you are innocent, do you?


Weeeeeel, they are talking about it over here in the US. We chip our dogs, cats, artwork, bottles of Dom Perignon, computers, cars, and there is a controversial idea of chipping our children (TO KEEP THEM SAFE, OF COURSE...) sooooo, the mark of the beast is really not too far in the future.
Aha! So, Bob's yer uncle... very clever.
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Postby chris.ph » Mon Aug 17, 2009 6:10 pm

think of what we all carry in our pockets, pooh behave, i mean mobile phones they can trace you thru those if they want to allready :shock:
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Postby Who's Wee Dug » Mon Aug 17, 2009 10:11 pm

poohbcarrot wrote:I'm surprised there aren't already speed cameras on the M4.

The UK has the most CCTV cameras of and country in the world. There is one CCTV camera for every 14 people in the UK.

I peronally find that absolutely repulsive! :x
And that's even more than the vending machines for every person in Nippon as we were told it was 21.
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