Cardboard ‘police officer’ used to cut speeding in Fife

Pop-Up Bob, a life size cut out of a Police officer with speed camera.
Pop-Up Bob, a life size cut out of a Police officer with speed camera.
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Lifesize cut-outs are the latest weapon in the war against speeding drivers

Police in Fife have unveiled a new line of defence against speeding motorists in the village of Lundin Links – a cardboard cutout named Pop-up Bob.

The lifesize officer stands at the side of the road pointing a radar gun at cars.

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The figures will “patrol” busy streets for an hour before being moved to another location – a technique that has proved effective for other forces.

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