West Midlands Police has issued fewer fines since it switched off its speed cameras, despite predictions it would catch more motorists.

The force had said a move from fixed “wet film” sites to mobile digital cameras in March 2013 would increase the number of speeding tickets issued.

Figures show nearly 15,000 fewer fines were issued in the following year.

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