The top 10 highest earning speed cameras netted an estimated £3.2 million over a 12-month period in 2015 – with one site pulling in £1,600 a day from speeding motorists. Find out there locations and how much they’re earning below.
|A1 Northbound Great Ponton||£606,400|
|M180, West of River Trent Scunthorpe||£583,500|
|M25 J17-18 Rickmansworth||£538,500|
|M25 J5 Clacket Lane Services Westerham||£373,300|
|A12 Southbound Stratford St Mary||£305,400|
|M25 J18-17 Rickmansworth||£255,400|
|A22 Eastbourne Road, Halland||£167,100|
|Esher Bypass, Hook||£149,700|
|A14 Bythorn Cambridgeshire||£121,200|
|A34 Southbound Milton||£63,600|
The most profitable speed camera was on the A1 Northbound at Great Ponton, Lincolnshire, which caught more than 6,000 motorists – pulling in £1,661 a day in fines. This top-earner is no more though, as it has been replaced by an average speed check system.
Featuring three times on the top ten list, the M25 is raking in £1.1 million in fines from the three featured locations alone. All three captured 12,122 speeding motorists in a 12-month period in 2015.
Will I get a speeding ticket…what happens after the motorway or A-road flash?
No-one condones speeding, but it’s easy to make mistakes and fall victim to cameras when we’re under stress and attempting to negotiate new routes. Use our easy-to-read guide to find out what happens after they flash, as well as the types of speed cameras you’ll find dotted across the UK…