The different speed cameras which can catch speeding drivers on Yorkshire roads

12 types of speed camera which catch drivers in Yorkshire and how they work

We have all seen them, those little yellow boxes on the side of the road catching speeding drivers, and arguably they have a role to play in keeping us safe.

But did you know just how many different speed cameras there are operating on our roads? From average speed cameras to overhead cameras, mobile cameras, speedguns and night cameras, it's easy to get confused. Here's a guide to the most common camera types on Yorkshire's roads.

This is a new type of mobile speed gun which can capture your car speeding up to a MILE away. It's not in use in Yorkshire yet but it could be.

9. The Long Ranger

This is a new type of mobile speed gun which can capture your car speeding up to a MILE away. It's not in use in Yorkshire yet but it could be.
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These are similar to mobile speedguns. The vans park up on roadsides and can catch anyone speeding past.

10. Police van cameras

These are similar to mobile speedguns. The vans park up on roadsides and can catch anyone speeding past.
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Okay so it's not speeding, but Red X cameras can now capture your car and trigger a fine if you drive under a camera while a lane has been closed on a smart motorway.

11. Red X cameras

Okay so it's not speeding, but Red X cameras can now capture your car and trigger a fine if you drive under a camera while a lane has been closed on a smart motorway.
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These are infrared sensors which can capture your number plate in the dark. They are used in conjunction with speed cameras to make sure you can't speed even in the pitch black. D'oh!

12. Infrared Night time speeding sensors

These are infrared sensors which can capture your number plate in the dark. They are used in conjunction with speed cameras to make sure you can't speed even in the pitch black. D'oh!
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