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PostPosted: Fri Nov 08, 2019 3:03 pm    Post subject: A1 Dummy Speed Cameras Removed Reply with quote

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The Beeston, Bedfordshire dummy speed cameras have been removed after a year in service.

Mike Lacey, 73, set up a realistic copy of four speed devices from yellow drainage piping to deter drivers speeding past his house on the A1.

He previously refused a request from Central Bedfordshire Council, via Highways England, to remove the devices.

He said that a real camera nearby which has been recently uncovered (not necessarily activated though) was now "having the desired effect".

He also said that he removed them as he believes that drivers now know that they are fakes.
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