Camera warning devices outlawed in France

11.01 | 20 January 2012 |

People driving from the UK to France are being warned to ensure that they disable the safety camera warning facility on their SatNav system, to avoid risking a fine (

On 4 January a new French law came into effect which says that a vehicle cannot contain a device which warns of the location of a safety camera.

One of the largest SatNav manufacturers, TomTom, which supplies devices throughout the European transport network, has issued guidance on its website about their use in France.

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