Speed camera earns £1.4m

A fixed speed camera in Newport is named as Wales' most lucrative, after notching up more than £1.4m in fines over three years.

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Newport speed camera is Wales' most lucrative

A fixed speed camera in Newport has been named as the second highest-grossing in the UK, notching up an incredible £1.4m in speeding fines in the last three years.

23,582 motorists have been caught by the camera on the Kingsway during that time.

The news has had a mixed reaction with drivers in the city.

Newport speed camera notches up £1.4m over 3 years

This speed camera is the highest-grossing in Wales.

A speed camera in Newport has notched up more than £1.4m in speeding fines in the last three years.

The fixed camera on the A4042 Kingsway in the city centre has caught 23,582 motorists driving too fast in a 30mph zone.

It is the highest-grossing speed camera in Wales, and the second highest in the UK - behind a camera on the M60 near Newport.

The figures have come from a Freedom of Information request.

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