8/24/2014France, Italy: Speed Cameras Spraypainted, Knocked Over
Vigilantes disable speed cameras in France and Italy by ramming and spraypainting them.
Vigilantes in Guewenheim, France disabled a speed camera on Saturday last week. L'Alsace reported that the automated ticketing machine on the RD 466 was completely covered in orange spraypaint. In Aveyron, Midi Libre reported that the speed camera on the RD992 was disabled for the sixth time by being spraypainted gray on Wednesday. Green was the paint color of choice in Pouru-Saint-Remy where the camera on the D8043 was disabled on Monday, according to L'Union-L'Ardennais.
In Mogliano, Italy, a speed camera was knocked over at around 4:30am last week Sunday. According to Treviso Today, police accused a thirty-year old man of ramming the automated ticketing machine on Via Marconi.