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post #1 of 11 (permalink) Old 01-30-02, 09:48 PM Thread Starter
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Not really a ford question

Ah i drive a ford but anywayz, in victoria are their actually speed cameras at night? i dont mean the permanent ones they have in some places but the one they put in front of cars. Cause from this i dont wanna speed at night anymore and its pissing me off!
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Ah i drive a ford but anywayz, in victoria are their actually speed cameras at night? i dont mean the permanent ones they have in some places but the one they put in front of cars. Cause from this i dont wanna speed at night anymore and its pissing me off!

Hmmmm

Point 1) Its illegal to Speed
Point 2) Speed Kills
Point 3) Flashes cameras operate 24hours a day, come rain hail or in odd cases sun!

Maybe someone can tell me this, when do most serious acidents occur, day or night???
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speed radars don't work in the rain
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speed radars don't work in the rain
Also they wont work where the inital speed variance is +/- 7.897 ks, so either speed up or slam on the brakes!
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Also they wont work where the inital speed variance is +/- 7.897 ks, so either speed up or slam on the brakes!
Minge are not most permanent speed camera's triggered by the two elements on the road, which are spaced about 1.5 metres apart????

How much for 30 minutes ??
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Minge are not most permanent speed camera's triggered by the two elements on the road, which are spaced about 1.5 metres apart????
AP is the expert, however the normal tripod mounted need the vehicle spped to be in a certain margin!
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The ones on poles (fixed) have a hexagon shape sensor in the middle of the lane where you just have to steer towards kerbside to drive around it and you miss it all together (providing no one has parked on the kerbside) however I have not tried above the speed limit so I would take it with a grain of salt.
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Minge are not most permanent speed camera's triggered by the two elements on the road, which are spaced about 1.5 metres apart????
yeh but temp ones & ones on the side of cars etc need consistent speed & clear weather
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In SA the cameras work day, night, sun, rain, both directions etc etc. But if you dont speed you dont get caught.

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Point 1) Its illegal to Speed
Point 2) Speed Kills
Point 3) Flashes cameras operate 24hours a day, come rain hail or in odd cases sun!
Its not the speed that kills, its the sudden stop that kills.
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yeah i know bout permanant speed cameras, mobile speed guns, the ones cops aim at you, but i was talking about the one that are fully automated that cops have sitting in front of their cars. Do these operate at night?
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