Private speed cameras to ‘shock’ drivers

The public are in for a shock when private speed camera operators begin to monitor many of the country’s roads, according to the road safety chief.

21st October, 2006

Motorists can expect to see gardaý and the private camera operators on motorways and secondary roads working around the clock by March. Danger areas - named ‘‘red zones’’ - that have a high record of fatalities in the early hours of the morning, will soon receive special attention. Red zone areas in every county were published by the media last week.

The tender for the speed camera contracts is expected...

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