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Do police speed vans have to have window open?

Do police speed vans have to have window open?

Yes mate. They have front and rear cameras. Whichever ones are in use at the time, the windows will be open. If the rears were closed, the front cameras would have been in use.

Are speed camera vans always on?

Is it true that speed vans have to be visible at all times? No. There are no laws about visibility, so there is nothing stopping an officer operating in the dark. But they don’t often choose to do this, and maintain that being visible acts as a deterrent in its own right.

Is there a camera on the front of a speed van?

The minimum enforcement hours for these vehicles is 7,400 hours per month, speed vans are something most motorists will come across on a regular basis. There is also a forward facing camera on the dashboard of the van, primarily to read motorbike plates.

How close can a speed camera van get you?

How far away does a mobile speed camera work from? On a straight section of road the typical range for a mobile speed camera is one mile. Can you get caught behind another car? As long as the speed camera operator can see and target your vehicle they will be able to get a reading of your speed.

How much over the speed limit are you allowed in Ireland?

Motorway speed limits in Ireland You should never exceed 120 kph (74 mph) when travelling on Irish motorways and remember, if you’re towing a trailer or caravan this limit is reduced to 80 kph (49mph).

Do speed camera vans have cameras front and back?

Mobile vans have both rear and forward facing cameras.

How long after getting caught speeding do you get a letter?

If you’re caught by a speed camera: Within 14 days of your car being caught speeding the registered keeper will be sent a; Notice of Intended Prosecution. Section 172 notice.

Do average speed cameras work at night?

The cameras work 24 hours. They are (mostly) digital. Some are “fixed position” and some are average speed across a zone.

How close can a speed van catch you?

How far away can speed cameras catch you from? Current speed camera technology allows detailed video and images of drivers to be taken from up to one kilometre away. Most cameras, however, use markings on the road to measure distance over time and determine your speed.

Is the mobile police speed camera van closed?

This is a common question that we are asked. Subsequent message from the person asking the questions, confirms that he/she was caught speeding on this section of the road by the mobile Police speed camera van through the CLOSED WINDOW.

Can a safety camera van with back windows closed Register speed?

I have just gone past a safety camera van in Northampton (slightly over the limit), it had it’s back windows closed, normally they are open and the camera is visible. My question is can they still register a speed and prosecute with the window closed?

Why are the windows on my camera van closed?

Likely the filth was taking a well earned break from the cold. U ok bud Innit u totz got one over on the Filth. Quick google search suggests I may have dodged a bullet on this one – the filth are unable to operable laser speed detectors with closed windows. Anyone confirm? Likely the filth was taking a well earned break from the cold.

Is there a speed camera on the side of the road?

Answer: It sounds like it may well be a mobile speed camera van. However, not all Police vehicles/vans parked at the side of the road are there to enforce road speed limits. Many vehicles are checking for other motoring related issues e.g. no road tax, stolen vehicles, etc.