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  • 23-10-2019 10:19am
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    Primarily, those vans are used for checking vehicle speeds.
    Can they be used to adduce evidence of a vehicle driving in a bus lane ?
    Just wondering.

    Saw one this morning parked on the Rock Road. It would have been monitoring speeds of vehicles coming from Booterstown Avenue. I did wonder if it could be used to pick up bus lane intruders as that is a persistent driving practice along that stretch.


  • Moderators, Category Moderators, Arts Moderators, Sports Moderators Posts: 47,810 CMod ✭✭✭✭magicbastarder

    i suspect (not that i know what i'm talking about, but that never stopped me before) that the issue is one as much of legislation as it is of technology.

  • Registered Users Posts: 78,174 ✭✭✭✭Victor

    It think it could be easily done. There may be a desire to collect slightly different evidence, e.g. video and photo as opposed to photo(s) and speed.

    However, I think the best way to do it would be to have cameras on buses. You might however have to train bus drivers to give evidence in court.

  • Registered Users Posts: 49 Aston martin

    The van in Booterstown can do both sides of the road , it shouldn't park so close to begging of bus lane