There are over 100,000 speed cameras in the world, two thirds of which are in Europe, according to The Worldwide Speed Camera Database.
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Of course, this makes sense as they are both large countries.
Italy, however, has a disproportionately high number of speed cameras.
Despite being fifty times smaller than Russia, it still has 10,787 cameras.
Additionally, as the chart above shows, the U.S. also has a fairly high number of cameras, at 7,366. More than half of these are ‘red light’ cameras, checking for vehicles that have passed through a stop sign. The UK, despite its size, has a similar number. But rather than monitoring red lights, the vast majority watch out for speeding.