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  Reply # 782823 17-Mar-2013 00:56
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the rego num...actually, should we be giving away ideas that come back as fines

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  Reply # 782827 17-Mar-2013 01:23
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The pole camera CANNOT read the numberplate of a northbound car using the extreme right hand lane.

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  Reply # 782916 17-Mar-2013 13:49
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ilovemusic: so is this new fangled digital camera also smart enough to apply the different speed limits for cars and trucks ?


Don't think it need to. The maximum limit I've seen there in recent years is 80.

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  Reply # 783394 18-Mar-2013 12:43
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Zippity: The pole camera CANNOT read the numberplate of a northbound car using the extreme right hand lane.

You seem very definite. Have you got something real to back this assertion up?

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  Reply # 783873 19-Mar-2013 12:50
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Wow, so this new camera uses laser etc etc.

Of more concern would be the question, how long before we see average speed camera areas on NZ roads?


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  Reply # 784048 19-Mar-2013 19:04
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Dratsab:You seem very definite. Have you got something real to back this assertion up?


Yep. My own two eyes, an understanding of "line of sight" and knowing that cameras cannot see through solid metal objects.

Go stand on the footpath on the uphill section of the Gorge, downhill of the cameras, and see for yourself Smile

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  Reply # 784066 19-Mar-2013 19:51
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Zippity:
Dratsab:You seem very definite. Have you got something real to back this assertion up?


Yep. My own two eyes, an understanding of "line of sight" and knowing that cameras cannot see through solid metal objects.

Go stand on the footpath on the uphill section of the Gorge, downhill of the cameras, and see for yourself Smile


A few pages back someone else was saying they'd looked and worked out that there would be line of sight... I think we need someone to volunteer to drive up the Gorge in the right hand lane with a video camera taped next to their registration plate!

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  Reply # 784069 19-Mar-2013 19:56
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... I think we need someone to volunteer to drive up the Gorge in the right hand lane with a video camera taped next to their registration plate!


Or get someone to walk down there and take some photographs with a telephoto lens Smile

Reminds self to go down there this weekend Wink

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  Reply # 784085 19-Mar-2013 20:35
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It wouldn't be an insurmountable problem. Cameras in the US States that only have rear plates often have slave cameras to get the driver's face as well.

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  Reply # 784121 19-Mar-2013 21:50
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Bung: .....Cameras in the US States that only have rear plates often have slave cameras to get the driver's face as well.


Cameras have rear plates???

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  Reply # 784128 19-Mar-2013 22:04
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Zippity:
Dratsab:You seem very definite. Have you got something real to back this assertion up?


Yep. My own two eyes, an understanding of "line of sight" and knowing that cameras cannot see through solid metal objects.

Go stand on the footpath on the uphill section of the Gorge, downhill of the cameras, and see for yourself Smile


A little bike ride with a convenient stop could be in order methinks :-)

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  Reply # 784153 19-Mar-2013 23:03
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Zippity:
Bung: .....Cameras in the US States that only have rear plates often have slave cameras to get the driver's face as well.


Cameras have rear plates???


Cars have plates of course. Some US States only require a rear plate but speed cameras might have to show the driver's face as well so the ticket can be assigned to a person.

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