Speed Camera

  • NEW GEAR: Woolf’s wearable WARNING system for bikers detects SPEED CAMERAS.

    NEW GEAR: Woolf’s wearable WARNING system for bikers detects SPEED CAMERAS.

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    Woolf has just released a couple of new products which are capable of warning motorcyclists about speed cameras up ahead. There’s a Woolf bracelet that vibrates to warn riders about potential hazards up ahead (fixed speed cameras, traffic light cameras etc.). It connects to an app to make use of a database of over 120,000…

  • Google Maps testing SPEED CAMERA warning system.

    Google Maps testing SPEED CAMERA warning system.

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    Google Maps is one of the most popular navigation systems worldwide – but up to this point it’s been missing one thing, a speed camera warning system. But it looks like that’s all about to change, as it’s begun Beta testing the new tech on a selection of mobile devices. Following on from its acquisition…

  • Watch your SPEED. New SMART motorways that NEVER switch off.

    Watch your SPEED. New SMART motorways that NEVER switch off.

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    A new set of permanent speed cameras have been introduced to smart motorways across the UK’s major road network – and motorists could now be handed fines at any time of the day or night, even if there isn’t a visible speed limit displayed overhead. The cameras are switched on 24/7, but were thought to…

  • New police camera can catch speeders and phone users driving nearly ONE MILE away

    New police camera can catch speeders and phone users driving nearly ONE MILE away

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    POLICE have unveiled a speed camera capable of spotting speeding drivers from nearly a MILE away. The new bit of kit is currently undergoing in-field use by police in Gloucester to tackle offences like speeding and tailgating, but the quality of the image delivered at extreme distances is claimed to be so good that it…

  • YOU could be fined £100 for going 1MPH over speed limit

    YOU could be fined £100 for going 1MPH over speed limit

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    Millions of road users could be at risk of speeding tickets, as a result of an official review into the current speeding ‘buffer zone’. The new proposals would see riders who go one mile per hour over the limit sent to a speed awareness course – while persistent offenders would be hit with a £100…

  • ‘Speed limits should be slashed’ according to government report

    ‘Speed limits should be slashed’ according to government report

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    A review commissioned by the The Department for Transport suggests that the 60mph speed limit on country roads should be slashed – in an attempt to improve safety on Britain’s roads. That’s not all. The report also points towards the introduction of more average speed cameras and a lower drink-driving limit, as part of sweeping…

  • Meet the future of speed cameras – it weighs less than a pound and fits into the palm of your hand. And the Met Police are trialing it now…

    Meet the future of speed cameras – it weighs less than a pound and fits into the palm of your hand. And the Met Police are trialing it now…

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      Called the TruSpeed SE at 132 x 114 x 53mm in size, the speed camera is about the same size as a pair of small binoculars. Indeed, the camera does look like a small pair of binoculars but only has one lens that an officer looks through, the inbuilt lazer can be pinpointed on…

  • Cops cancel 250,000 speeding fines in a 12-month period – as officer numbers continue to decline

    Cops cancel 250,000 speeding fines in a 12-month period – as officer numbers continue to decline

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    Police across the UK have been forced to scrap one in 10 speeding fines issued in a 12-month period – and in some cases, forces have scrapped more than a quarter of the fines handed out to drivers. According to analysis by Dr Adam Snow, a lecturer in criminology at Liverpool Hope University, more than…

  • REVEALED! Britain’s most profitable speed cameras

    REVEALED! Britain’s most profitable speed cameras

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    ·         The most productive camera charges £1,661 a day ·         The same camera racked up over 6,000 speeding offences in just one year The nation’s highest earning speed cameras have been revealed, as part of new research from Carole Nash Insurance Consultants –  voted the UK’s favourite and best motorcycle insurance broker. The UK insurance broker submitted freedom of…

  • Keep your eyes peeled: New-look Speed Camera Vans confirmed!

    Keep your eyes peeled: New-look Speed Camera Vans confirmed!

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    If you’ve been anywhere near social media over the last few days, you might have spotted some blurry photos of suspected new-look speed camera vans that have been doing the rounds. Initially we weren’t sure if they were legit, but a bit of digging has revealed they are. It turns out that they’ve been introduced…

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