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What are blue road cameras used for?

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Feeling the need for speed? Then tre's no need to fear the blue road cameras, it's not your pace they're interested in.

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Fear not, those blue devices mounted on roadside poles are not speed cameras. They’re part of a road-monitoring network that’s being operated by a company called Trafficmaster.

In all, there are 7500 such sensors on our major roads and motorways. They gather real-time traffic data and sell it to clients such as haulage operators and transport companies to help keep their fleets moving efficiently and on time.

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