Headline in the Daily Express Wednesday April 20, 2005 reminded me of an occasion when I was waiting outside a West London station one autumn night. Light traffic was flowing along the dual carriageway outside the station; a mist had formed in the cool air a few metres above the ground. As I waited I became aware of strange lights flashing around me. It seemed that I was in an electric storm – this was puzzling since the air was motionless. Were aliens attacking Hounslow? Eventually it dawned upon me. Drivers could not see the speed cameras and the clear roads that time of night allowed traffic to move at a slightly faster speed. The result – hundreds of motorists receiving points on their licenses. This is the headline that reminded me of this incident. “The