Speed Cameras Used To Charge People With Other Crimes

Techdirt points to this (inevitable) example of function creep in the use of traffic cameras:

A motorist who made V-signs [equivalent to the middle finger -mz] at a police speed camera has been convicted of dangerous driving and banned for a year.

Sean Toehill, 21, took both hands off the steering wheel to make the gesture, although…he was not speeding and did not lose control…

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