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What are blue road cameras used for?

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.

Asked by: Anonymous

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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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