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 Post subject: Autocar, 9th August 2005
PostPosted: Sat Aug 13, 2005 02:52 
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Vocal Safe Speed campaigner Paul Smith has begun labelling Britain's speed cameras 'waepons of mass distraction' following news that installation of a device at the London end of the M11 motorway appears to have caused a rapid rise in accidents.

It's not very accurate - I've been calling them 'weapons of mass distraction' for ages and commissioned the following cartoon in 2003 to illustrate the idea:

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'Weapons of mass distraction'

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PostPosted: Sat Aug 13, 2005 09:55 
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SafeSpeed wrote:
It's not very accurate - I've been calling them 'weapons of mass distraction' for ages ...

At least they got your name right! :)

Was it Oscar Wilde who said "the only thing worse than being talked about is not being talked about.."? :)

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pogo wrote:
SafeSpeed wrote:
It's not very accurate - I've been calling them 'weapons of mass distraction' for ages ...

At least they got your name right! :)

Was it Oscar Wilde who said "the only thing worse than being talked about is not being talked about.."? :)


Absolutely. I offered my comments by way of a correction rather than a complaint. Sorry if that wasn't clear.

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