- Cameras are place 200 metres apart and record times at which vehicle passes
- Then a computer works out the average speed car was doing between them
- Precision technology could mean fines for going 1mph over the speed limit
The new speed camera uses infrared equipment to catch people eating, drinking and smoking behind the wheel.
The ‘yellow vulture’ is designed to catch out motorists who are using their phones, but can also spot people not wearing a seatbelt.
And given their different appearance to the familiar yellow cameras recognised up and down the country, you might not even realise you’ve been caught out.
If you do spot any, it’s guaranteed that another will be lurking nearby – as two are set at a minimum of 200 metres apart.
They are then synchronised to record the times every vehicle passes, achieving this by reading the number plates.
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