Pocket-sized radar trialled in France

The TruSpeed SE radar is just 13cm wide and has been on test with gendarmes in Loir-et-Cher who liked its size on their motorbikes

A NEW ultra-small and cheaper speed camera is being tested by police that could revolutionise the hunt for dangerous drivers – and not just those breaking the speed limit but those drinking while driving, using mobiles or driving without a seat belt.

Excess speed is blamed for causing one in four fatal accidents in France – said to have led to 1,000 of the 3,963 road deaths in 2011.

This summer has seen 14,000 police and gendarmes enforcing road rules to cut danger but deaths fell only slightly in July compared ...

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