Sunday, September 14, 2008

Even more intrusive nanny govt traffic cameras

This from the UK but the principle is the same. OUR elected representatives are selling our freedoms to speed camera vendors in return for a little extra tax revenue. This is despicable.

THE war on drivers is moving up a gear with a high-tech speed camera that tracks cars for up to six miles.

The long-reach traps will enforce limits over large stretches, including motorways, accident blackspots and some residential areas.

But critics last night claimed the equipment was just another cash cow to swell Government coffers.

Captain Gatso, the campaigns director for Motorists Against Detection, said: “This will not reduce deaths on the roads. It’s all about the money.