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Speed cameras to be replaced by reconstructions of road traffic accidents

rubbernecking 'could now save lives'‘Everybody knows that drivers slow down to look at car crashes,’ said Transport Secretary Philip Hammond, ‘which is why we plan to replace every speed camera in Britain with an authentic reconstruction of a road traffic accident.’

Under the scheme the Department for Transport will commission out of work actors to perform full-scale productions of gruesome and bloody car crashes along all of Britain’s most dangerous roads.

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Posted: Jul 29th, 2010
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Essex council hails traffic-calming effects of dead cyclists

Sleeping cyclists for next 400 yardsAn Essex parish council is to leave the mangled wreckage of cyclists on the road as part of a new ‘natural’ traffic-calming scheme.

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Posted: Apr 27th, 2009
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