Smart pole helps foil boy racers

It doesn’t look much but its cutting edge technology and it’s helping a tiny rural community combat a modern menace.

Energy company Vector has installed one of the country’s first “smart poles” on the corner of Brookby and Twilight roads in Brookby, a favourite haunt of boy racers.

As well as carrying power lines, the smart pole can be used for other functions such as LED street lighting, CCTV, EV (electric vehicle) charging, wi-fi and weather monitoring.

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