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Variable speed camera flashing cars within the limit

Reported via mobile in the Sign issue category anonymously at 22:23, Thursday 23 September 2021

Sent to National Highways less than a minute later

The variable speed camera on the clockwise carriageway between junctions 14 (M4) and 15 (Heathrow) was flashing all cars going past at 19:36pm on 23rd Sep 2021. The signage changed to 50mph limit but cars travelling within this limit were flashed across all lanes travelling clockwise.

The same appeared to happened at the next camera just north of junction 14 for the M4, the limit signage stated a 60mph limit and was flashing cars travelling less than 50mph.

I only witnessed it as I passed through but it was happening to multiple vehicles across several lanes between 19:35-40 so there must be an issue with the system that could result in driver being falsely given fines or points despite travelling within the correct speed limit.

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