Edinburgh and Lothians Speed Camera Location

GatsoNearest Town/village: Edinburgh
Road Name: M8 / M9
Direction of Camera: North and Southbound
Speed Limit: 50mph

Speed Camera Details: The M8 and M9 meet underneath the Newbridge roundabout (i.e. at the junction with the A8). There are speed cameras in both directions at the bottom of the dip. The speed limit is very clearly announced ahead of the cameras. Also a speed camera on the slip road southbound towards the airport. The speed limit is clearly sign posted but the camera is hard to see until you are about 100yards from it. There is no sign to warn you of the speed camera so fast drivers watch out.

Camera reference number: SCL008

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