ANPR cameras to be used to help make Medway’s roads even safer

New Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) cameras have been installed at eight locations across Medway to help improve safety and congestion on Medway’s roads. The cameras will be used to enforce traffic signs and road markings and issue Penalty Charge Notices (PCNs) for offences such as driving through a ‘no entry’ sign, illegal turns or […]

Scottish campaigners call for ANPR-based charging on tourist route

A campaign group of people living near the North Coast 500 tourist route around the top of Scotland are calling for ANPR cameras to be installed to charge visitors to use the route. The NC500 was created as a specific route in 2015 and has proved very popular with visitors, and is dubbed one of […]

Kapsch upgrades ANPR capabilities

Kapsch TrafficCom has announced it has released a major update to its Automatic Number Plate Recognition software meaning “top performance” can be achieved in the automatic recognition of number plates, depending on the application. The latest release features a reworked architecture that includes various deep learning elements, which the company says results in a significant […]

Number plates “too easy to clone”

It’s reported an investigation for the Home Office has concluded that car number plates are too easy to clone, meaning criminals can pretend to drive other people’s vehicles, leaving victims having to prove their innocence. The Daily Telegraph has seen an as-yet unpublished report which warns that the current system of regulation is too weak […]

PCC calls for speed cameras in village

For years many in the mainstream media has made out they’re hated technology, but there’s continuing evidence the tide is turning on the public’s view of speed cameras. The latest place where there’s a call for fixed cameras to be introduced to clamp down on speeding drivers is in the village of Cowling in North […]

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