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Speed cameras are a pain - and they don't work!

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Nick - Web Team Nick - Web Team | 09:25 UK time, Thursday, 14 December 2006

Did you know that nine out of the 13 speed cameras in North Wales are in Flintshire and yet the county has had the worst accidents record in the region - for the last five years. What does that tell you?

Last year the number of people killed or seriously injured was 64, and more than double that in either Wrexham or Denbighshire. Any ideas as to why that should be the case?

According to the Flintshire Evening Leader, county councillors want North Wales Chief Constable Richard Brunstrom to attend a meeting in February to help review the situation. In fact, they're so concerned the council is to spend £25,000 on new measures to help reduce the toll.

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