January 07, 2004

Speed Camera - Warning

On our Christmas trip to our house in Brittany I saw a French police car with a speed camera sticking out of it's window!

Fortunately I was in the car :-) Next time I may not be so lucky.

This is the first speed camera I've ever seen in France. But, they are on the increase. I read an article in a French magazine that said the French police were to purchase a thousand static cameras over the next two years. 'Oh no' I thought, 'the disease is spreading across the channel'. Fingers crossed that my translation was wrong.

If it is true my only hope is that since France is a big country, if they start around Paris, hopefully they won't have any left to put up in Brittany ;-)

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