Speed camera

Question:

How far should a speed camera be placed in relation to the distance from a speed traffic sign?

Answer:

There is a prosecution guideline that addresses it. I copy the front page and par 1.4 for you.

TECHNICAL COMMITTEE FOR STANDARDS AND PROCEDURES FOR TRAFFIC CONTROL AND TRAFFIC CONTROL EQUIPMENT (TCSP)

Prosecuting Guidelines for Speed Measuring Equipment and Traffic Light Violation Monitoring Equipment

Published: DECEMBER 2012

 

August 1999       Version 1.1

as amended

January 2003      Version 1.2

January 2003      Version 1.3

January 2006      Version 1.4

February 2012   Version 1.5

November 2012                Version 1.6

1.4          Speed Zone Requirements – No prosecution may be instituted where

(i)            the speed measurement was taken within 300 meters of the commencement of the speed limit zone.

 

Alta

Alta Swanepoel & Associates

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