Speed Cameras in France

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  1. Bee

    Bee Read Only Funster

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    I just saw this in a local French English Newspaper and thought I would let you all know All drivers in France with Satellite navigatoions devices installed in their vehicles must update the software when driving through France after a new law was introduced in January making it illegal to use radar warning equipmentThe penalty for having this on your Sat Nav is l.500 euros
     
  2. MikeandCarolyn

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    I think it's always been illegal to use Radar warning equipment and Sat Navs do not warn you of Radar cameras.
    They do,however give the locations of fixed speed cameras and I believe this is to what you are referring -latest updates should not contain that information. My Garmin 1490 does not :BigGrin: so I am legal-phew !
     
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    :Sad: Speed cameras in France aren't in big yellow boxes either. I didn't notice them at first and half expected to get home to a few tickets after a recent trip. If you see a warning sign there is likely to be a camera ahead. :Smile: Don't normally speed anyway but the roads over there are so good - and empty.
     
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    They've always been a bit sneaky, just a grey box at ground level. They are removing the warning signs now.
     
  5. vana

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    Doe's this mean that our old Garmin 660 nuvi is not legal even with the safety camera function switched off?
    Regards Mike
     
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