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Subscribers: The PocketGPSWorld.com CamerAlert Speed Camera Database Has Just Been Updated!

Speed Cameras


Version 16.054 - 23 May 2018

This release sees 48 static and mobile speed cameras added/removed/modified across the various speed camera databases. Please keep submitting all sightings of mobile speed cameras so we can keep our database up to date with active sites. Apparently-inactive sites are regularly removed from the database (note that these do not get included in the total above).

Please click here for the full breakdown of country, speed camera type and number. All members submitting qualifying reports of static/mobile speed cameras will be credited with their subscription awards by 17:00 24 May 18.

Dont forget our RSS feed which is updated every time we release the speed camera database. Simply right click on the RSS image and select copy shortcut, then post the link into your favourite RSS reader.

You can submit new speed camera locations or submit changes to current cameras by following this link to the submission page and you can download the database via this link.

A beginner's guide to the speed camera database can be found here, and some installation instructions for most units can be found here.

Please watch for further announcements on the homepage or sign up to our weekly newsletter alerts which carry full details of future speed camera database releases. The newsletter signup box is located on the top left of all site pages. Your privacy is important to us, we do not sell on your email details.
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Posted by maft on Wednesday, May 23 @ 10:33:05 EDT

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News: New Speed Cameras For Lancashire

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A brand new fleet of speed camera vans were introduced across Lancashire yesterday. Eight high visibility vehicles will monitor speeding, seat belt offences and mobile phone use.

The operators are being issued with radios and body cams in an attempt to keep them safer. There are also CCTV monitors in the vans. This is due to a increase in abusive behaviour at the hands of some disgruntled motorists.

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Posted by rob brady on Tuesday, May 22 @ 13:56:30 EDT

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News: Fake Speed Camera Proves Successful

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A man has erected a fake speed camera in the front garden outside his house.

Jim Dyke, 32, erected his device in the village of Clows Top, Worcester using a drain pipe, plywood, yellow paint and a mirrored beer mat - it took him three hours to make and cost him £25.

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Posted by rob brady on Sunday, May 20 @ 06:05:26 EDT

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News: TomTom Adds A New Caravan SatNav - Go Camper

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TomTom have launched a new model aimed at caravaners and motorhome owners. TomTom Go Camper.

The new model features guidance with motorhome and caravan specific routes that cater to the dimensions of your vehicle and a customised POI database with detailed motorhome and caravan POIs

Also included is WiFi for ease of updating maps and software and voice assistant integration.

Camper comes in a single 6-inch screen size priced at £379.99.

Source: www.tomtom.com

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Posted by Darren Griffin on Friday, May 18 @ 03:43:21 EDT

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News: Waze Arrives On Ford Sync 3 Equipped Cars

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If you're Ford vehicle is equipped with Ford Sync then you'll find that support for the Waze app, installed on your compatible smartphone, is now being rolled out.

Ford Sync 3 is the latest incarnation of its multimedia head-unit software which combines navigation, audio and the AppLink platform. AppLink allows developers to integrate smartphone apps into the vehicle's head-unit.

It's a similar albeit different system to Android Auto and CarPlay and now fans of Google's Waze apps can now cast them on to the in-car display.

Source: www.ford.co.uk

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Posted by Darren Griffin on Friday, May 18 @ 03:30:52 EDT

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Subscribers: This Week's Subscriber Awards

Free Subscriptions!
Every time we release the PocketGPSWorld.com Speed Camera Database we award those subscribers whose reports met our qualifying criteria a FREE 1 year membership to the site. We will publish the user-names of those who achieved the award following each release.

Of the 14 unique submitters who were first to make qualifying reports for this weeks database release (16.053) congratulations are due for the following 2 members who have just been awarded a FREE 1 year subscription:

hough7407, Merkin


Two users missed out by not having a qualifying subscription. The remaining 10 were Lifetime Members. Our continued thanks to: drummer, elliott6324, gchell, gsfalco, Ispofe, karaulanov, MaFt, marksfish, smokeyjones, TuppyTrucker.

Our thanks to those who support the database and continue to report sites and locations, this is the reward, and for those who prefer to steal and abuse the service, read this thread. We WILL detect you.
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Posted by maft on Wednesday, May 16 @ 09:46:29 EDT

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Subscribers: The PocketGPSWorld.com CamerAlert Speed Camera Database Has Just Been Updated!

Speed Cameras


Version 16.053 - 16 May 2018

This release sees 24 static and mobile speed cameras added/removed/modified across the various speed camera databases. Please keep submitting all sightings of mobile speed cameras so we can keep our database up to date with active sites. Apparently-inactive sites are regularly removed from the database (note that these do not get included in the total above).

Please click here for the full breakdown of country, speed camera type and number. All members submitting qualifying reports of static/mobile speed cameras will be credited with their subscription awards by 17:00 17 May 18.

Dont forget our RSS feed which is updated every time we release the speed camera database. Simply right click on the RSS image and select copy shortcut, then post the link into your favourite RSS reader.

You can submit new speed camera locations or submit changes to current cameras by following this link to the submission page and you can download the database via this link.

A beginner's guide to the speed camera database can be found here, and some installation instructions for most units can be found here.

Please watch for further announcements on the homepage or sign up to our weekly newsletter alerts which carry full details of future speed camera database releases. The newsletter signup box is located on the top left of all site pages. Your privacy is important to us, we do not sell on your email details.
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Posted by maft on Wednesday, May 16 @ 09:32:46 EDT

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News: Blocking Speed Cameras Disregard The Dead

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Road safety agency GoSafe has criticised a motorist who blocked the view of a speed camera. They accused him of having no regard for road fatality victims.

The driver blocked a camera operating from a van on the A470 in Trawsfynydd, a village in Gwynedd, Wales.

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Posted by rob brady on Wednesday, May 16 @ 09:24:07 EDT

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News: New Average Speed Cameras Go Live On M20

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New speed cameras went live yesterday on the M20 in Kent.

Highways England say that the average speed cameras will be operational until autumn next year.

They will monitor roadworks between junctions 9 to 11 with a speed limit of 50 MPH - a new junction (10a) costing £104 million is being built.

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Posted by rob brady on Tuesday, May 15 @ 07:34:01 EDT

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News: Speed Camera Torched

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A tyre has been attached to a speed camera and set alight.

The fixed camera, on Dosthill Road in Tamworth, Staffordshire, was targetted by an arsonist on Wednesday night last week.

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Posted by rob brady on Monday, May 14 @ 07:23:46 EDT

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News: Two More Galileo Satellites Arrive In French Guiana

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Two more galileo satellites have arrived in French Guiana ahead of their scheduled launch on 25th July.

Satellite numbers 23 and 24 made the journey from Luxembourg in containers aboard a 747 cargo aircraft arrived last Saturday and after transportation to Europe’s Spaceport in Kourou they were unloaded in the cleanroom and will now be prepared along with two more that will join them for the launch and are due to arrive later this month.

Source: www.esa.int

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Posted by Darren Griffin on Friday, May 11 @ 03:17:10 EDT

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News: TomTom Launch Go Basic

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We've reached the point where satnavs now have a 'value' range. TomTom have announced a new model, the snappily titled TomTom GO Basic.

This model is basic in name only, not only does it include the basic navigation functionality, it also has more powerful hardware, Wi-Fi updating along with smartphone notifications.

It also comes with Lifetime Maps and Traffic updates (Lifetime being as long as TomTom provide support for the model). Available in 5 and 6-inch models prices at £149.99 and £179.99.

Source: www.tomtom.com

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Posted by Darren Griffin on Friday, May 11 @ 03:09:10 EDT

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Subscribers: This Week's Subscriber Awards

Free Subscriptions!
Every time we release the PocketGPSWorld.com Speed Camera Database we award those subscribers whose reports met our qualifying criteria a FREE 1 year membership to the site. We will publish the user-names of those who achieved the award following each release.

Of the 25 unique submitters who were first to make qualifying reports for this weeks database release (16.052) congratulations are due for the following 11 members who have just been awarded a FREE 1 year subscription:

aj_irishman, CA_0209225915, CAA_0119210500, DEANO3528, doddi, grstools, Jack-T, Magman, Merkin, Saltire_, Stuart-S


Three users missed out by not having a qualifying subscription. The remaining 17 were Lifetime Members. Our continued thanks to: cn1701, coconut, DavidIr, DennisN, elliott6324, MaFt, marksfish, Matt865, spoon246, Sqydo, TuppyTrucker.

Our thanks to those who support the database and continue to report sites and locations, this is the reward, and for those who prefer to steal and abuse the service, read this thread. We WILL detect you.
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Posted by maft on Thursday, May 10 @ 12:17:40 EDT

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Subscribers: The PocketGPSWorld.com CamerAlert Speed Camera Database Has Just Been Updated!

Speed Cameras


Version 16.052 - 09 May 2018

This release sees 103 static and mobile speed cameras added/removed/modified across the various speed camera databases. Please keep submitting all sightings of mobile speed cameras so we can keep our database up to date with active sites. Apparently-inactive sites are regularly removed from the database (note that these do not get included in the total above).

Please click here for the full breakdown of country, speed camera type and number. All members submitting qualifying reports of static/mobile speed cameras will be credited with their subscription awards by 17:00 10 May 18.

Dont forget our RSS feed which is updated every time we release the speed camera database. Simply right click on the RSS image and select copy shortcut, then post the link into your favourite RSS reader.

You can submit new speed camera locations or submit changes to current cameras by following this link to the submission page and you can download the database via this link.

A beginner's guide to the speed camera database can be found here, and some installation instructions for most units can be found here.

Please watch for further announcements on the homepage or sign up to our weekly newsletter alerts which carry full details of future speed camera database releases. The newsletter signup box is located on the top left of all site pages. Your privacy is important to us, we do not sell on your email details.
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Posted by maft on Wednesday, May 09 @ 13:01:22 EDT

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News: Man Banned When Speed Cameras Catch Him 5 Times In 8 Days

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A driver has been fined and disquialified from driving after trying to pull the wool over Essex Police's eyes.

His car was recorded speeding five times by 2 speed cameras in Leigh, Essex in just eight days, clocking up 30 licence points.

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Posted by rob brady on Monday, May 07 @ 06:13:04 EDT

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