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Speed Cameras

Important

Important: When you purchase your car with its Mazda NB1, alerts for Speed Cameras are switched off. If you wish to receive alerts for speed camera locations, tap Services, then tap Speed Cameras. Tap Enable alerts. You then receive alerts for speed camera locations.

Important

Important: If you hear beeps and see no message on your screen, this is because you are in radio mode and the beeps are coming from your navigation device. The beeps are warning sounds given by the Speed Camera service to warn you of the presence of a speed camera.

About speed cameras

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The Speed Cameras service warns you about the following roadside camera locations:

  • Speed Camera locations.
  • Dangerous roads.
  • Speed trap locations.
  • Average speed camera locations.
  • Traffic light camera locations.

Note: In France, no warnings are given for individual cameras or different types of camera. It is only possible to warn about danger zones. Danger zones are areas where there may be cameras. It's possible to report or confirm the location of danger zones, but it's not possible to remove them.

Speed camera warnings

By default, warnings are given 15 seconds before you reach a speed camera location. To change the number of seconds or warning sound, tap Alert settings in the Speed Cameras menu.

You are warned in three ways:

  • Your device plays a warning sound.
  • The type of speed camera and your distance from the camera location is shown in the Driving View. If a speed restriction has been reported for the camera, the speed is also shown in the Driving View.
  • The location of the speed camera is shown on the map.

Note: For speed enforcement zone cameras, you are warned by a combination of icons and sounds at the start, middle and end of the Speed Enforcement Zone.

Changing the way you are warned

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Alert settings

To change the way your Mazda NB1 warns you about speed cameras, tap the Alert settings button.

You can then set how close you want to be to a speed camera before you are warned and what type of sound will be played.

For example, to change the sound that is played when you approach a fixed speed camera, do the following:

  1. Tap Services in the Main Menu.
  2. Tap Speed Cameras.
  3. Tap Alert settings.
    A list of speed camera types is displayed. A speaker is shown next to the speed camera types that have been set for an alert.
  4. Tap Fixed cameras.
  5. Tap NO to keep the fixed safety camera alerts.
  6. Enter the time in seconds for when a warning is given before you reach a camera. Then tap Next.
  7. Tap the sound you want to be used for the warning.
    Tips: To switch off warning sounds for a camera type, tap Silence in step 7 above. You still see a warning in the Driving View if you switch off the warning sound.
  8. Tap Done to save your changes.

Safety camera symbols

Safety cameras are shown as symbols on the Driving View.

When you approach an area where an alert is located, you see a symbol and a warning sound is played.

You can change both the warning sound and the number of seconds that the warning is issued before reaching the alert.

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Report button

To show the report button in the Driving View, do the following:

  1. Tap Services in the Main Menu.
  2. Tap Speed Cameras.
  3. Tap Enable report button.
  4. Tap Back.

The report button is shown on left-hand side of the Driving View or, if you are already using the quick menu, it's added to the buttons available in the quick menu.

Tip: To hide the report button, tap Disable report button in the Speed Cameras menu.

Reporting a new speed camera while on the move

To report a speed camera on the move, do the following:

  1. Tap the report button shown in the Driving View or in the quick menu to record the location of the camera.
    If you tap the report button within 20 seconds of receiving a speed camera warning, you get the option to add a camera or remove a camera. Tap Add camera.
  2. Tap Fixed camera or Speed trap, depending on the type of camera you are reporting.
  3. Select the camera location on the map and confirm that it is correct.
  4. Tap the type of fixed camera you want to report, for example, a red light camera.
    Note: If the type of camera you choose has a safety restriction, you can also enter the speed.You see a message confirming that a report has been created.

Reporting a new speed camera while at home

You do not need to be at the location of a speed camera to report the new location. To report a new speed camera location while you are at home, do the following:

  1. Tap Services in the Main Menu on your navigation device.
  2. Tap Speed Cameras.
  3. Tap Report speed camera.
  4. Tap Fixed camera or Speed trap depending upon the type of speed camera.
  5. Use the cursor to mark the exact location of the camera on the map, then tap Done.
  6. Tap Yes to confirm the location of the camera.
  7. Tap on the type of camera you want to report and if necessary, choose the speed restriction for the camera.
    You see a message confirming that a report has been created.

Reporting incorrect camera alerts

You may receive an alert for a camera that is no longer there. To report an incorrect camera alert, do the following:

Note: You can only report an incorrect camera alert while you are at the location.

  1. While you are at the location of the missing camera, tap Report in the Driving View.
    Note: This must be done within 20 seconds of receiving the camera alert.
  2. Tap Remove.
    Note: It's possible to report or confirm the location of danger zones, but it's not possible to remove them.

Types of fixed speed camera you can report

When you report a fixed speed camera, you can select the type of fixed camera you are reporting.

These are the different types of fixed speed camera:


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This type of speed camera checks the speed of passing vehicles.


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This type of camera checks for vehicles breaking traffic rules at traffic lights.


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This type of camera monitors traffic at toll road barriers.


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This type of speed camera checks the average speed of vehicles be-tween two fixed points.


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This type of camera checks traffic on roads where access is restricted.


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All other types of cameras that do not fall into any of the above categories.

Speed enforcement zone warnings

There are several types of visual and audible warnings that you may see and hear when you meet a speed enforcement zone camera.

You always receive a start and end zone warning regardless of the speed you are traveling at. Intermediate warnings, if given, occur every 200 meters.

All the warnings are described below:


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Start of zone warning

As you approach the start of a Speed Enforcement Zone, you see a visual warning in the top left hand corner of the Driving View with a distance to the camera underneath it. You hear an audible warning.

You also see a small icon on the road showing the position of the speed enforcement zone camera at the start of the zone.


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Intermediate warning - type 1

Once in the speed check zone, if you are not speeding and have already received a start of zone warning, you see a visual warning in the Driving View. This reminds you that you are still in the speed check zone.


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Intermediate warning - type 2

Once in the speed check zone, if you are driving faster than the permitted speed and have already received a start of zone warning, you see a visual warning in the Driving View indicating the maximum permitted speed. You also hear a quiet audible warning. These warnings are there to remind you to slow down...


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Intermediate warning - type 3

Once in the speed check zone, if you are driving faster than the permitted speed and have not received a start of zone warning, you see a visual warning in the Driving View indicating the maximum permitted speed. You also hear a loud audible warning.

These warnings occur at the FIRST intermediate point only and are there to remind you to slow down...


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End of zone warning

As you approach the end of a Speed Enforcement Zone, you see a visual warning in the Driving View with a distance to the camera shown underneath it. You hear an audible warning.

You also see a small icon on the road showing the position of the speed enforcement zone camera at the end of the zone.

Speed cameras menu

To open the Speed Cameras menu, tap Services in the Main Menu and then tap Speed Cameras.


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Tap this button to report a new safety camera location.


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Tap this button to set the alerts you will receive and the sounds used for each alert.


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Tap this button to disable alerts.


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Tap this button to enable the report button. The report button is shown in the Driving View or in the quick menu.

When the report button is shown in the Driving View, this button chang-es to Disable report button.