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Calls for new tool to halt the speeding in Oman

by REJIMON K
Unlike the static radars which capture speed of drivers at a certain point on the road, these can track their vehicles over a set distance, making it impossible for them to escape the dragnet. Photo-Times of Oman
UK-style average speed cameras could end ‘speed, brake, speed again’

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