Comment: As a software developer

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As a software developer

As a software developer I've often thought about how easy it would be to code random triggers into speed cameras. If you did it right it would be almost impossible to detect, and in most cases even the driver would not be able to tell that they were not speeding when they looked at the ticket weeks after the picture was taken. You would at least want to make sure that the car was moving, though. I doubt if this one was intentional for that very reason, but it does highlight why it is a bad idea for the vendors to make money based on the number of tickets generated.