Four average speed cameras are switched on a notorious road in Coventry today.
The Jenoptik system will enforce speeds along Longford Road where a pedestrian died in a hit and run in 2019. ANPR cameras are also on Bell Green Road, Burnaby Road and Ansty Road.
Cllr Patricia Hetherton, cabinet member for city services, told the Coventry Evening Telegraph, “These measures continue our drive to make Coventry a safer speed city and road safety is a priority for the council.
“We are targeting the irresponsible motorists that ignore speed limits and drive dangerously resulting in avoidable collisions that affect many people.
“The reduction in speed in areas where the cameras have already been introduced has brought about a real drop in collisions, notably personal injury collisions. Educating drivers is our priority.”
(File picture – Jenoptik)