Irish minister to learn average speed lessons from Scotland

Ireland’s Justice Minister Helen McEntee is to travel to Scotland to find out more about how average speed cameras have been used to make roads safer in the country. Talking to journalists at Ireland’s National Ploughing Championships, Ms McEntee called the summer “really awful” when it comes to road deaths.  “We need to do everything […]

Senior West Midlands officer promises more police average speed cameras

West Midlands police’s Assistant Chief Constable is promising a further rollout of average speed cameras in the region. Birmingham Live reports senior officers are determined to expand the coverage of cameras in the region amid concerns over speeding and dangerous driving. It says Mike O’Hara told a force meeting that speeding was “the main area […]

Coventry getting three more average speed camera schemes

Three more roads in Coventry are getting new average speed enforcement systems. Holyhead Road, Allesley Old Road and Allard Way will be getting the cameras in a council attempt to slow down drivers and improve road safety. The cameras are due to be switched on at the end of this month. The Coventry Live website […]

Jenoptik speed cameras in Cornwall hailed as making village “a safer place to live”

The Police and Crime Commissioner for Devon and Cornwall is hailing new average speed cameras in Cornwall, which she “sincerely hopes” reduces the number of collisions on a key route between Truro and Falmouth. Alison Hernandez joined councillors for the official launch of the Jenoptik scheme on the A39 at Perranarworthal, which is described as […]

Another Jenoptik average speed scheme goes live in Cornwall

Average speed cameras are now in place along a busy section A-road in Cornwall in response to safety concerns from the local community. As a key transport route to and from St Austell, the A3058 in Trewoon carries a large volume of traffic including HGVs. With the road effectively cutting the village in two, local […]

New Jenoptik average speed cameras for Solihull

Solihull Council has commissioned new Jenoptik average speed enforcement cameras on the A34 Stratford Road in Shirley. Positioned in the 40mph section of the Stratford Road, between the B4102 Marshall Lake Road and the M42 Motorway junctions, the cameras will monitor the speed of vehicles travelling in both directions. Working in partnership with West Midlands […]

Lancashire County Council details new Jenoptik-supplied speed camera installation

Lancashire County Council has announced that the New Year is seeing progress resume on a major project to install average speed cameras on the county’s five highest-risk A-roads. The Safer Road Fund programme is a £7.9m investment to reduce casualties on routes identified by the Department for Transport as the county’s historically most dangerous A-roads. […]

Jenoptik says research suggests enforcement is vital to deliver 20 mph benefits

The traffic enforcement specialist Jenoptik has commented that a new study into the effectiveness of 20 mile per hour limits proves that it takes more changing signs to ensure the lower limits deliver what they are designed to do. Analysis of three years’ data by Queen’s University Belfast concluded that introducing a city centre 20 […]

Project EDWARD video promotes average speed enforcement for road safety

A new video has been released highlighting the value of average speed cameras in making our roads safer. Timed to coincide with Project EDWARD week (Every Day Without a Road Death), the video explains how traffic has been calmed in Bedford by reducing speed limits and backing up those reductions by using average speed cameras […]

Village residents petition for average speed cameras

Hundreds of people living in a village in Warwickshire have signed a petition calling for average speed cameras to be installed to make roads there safer. Warwickshire World reports people in Long Itchington, through former police officer Keith Turnecliff, have presented the document to Warwickshire County Council’s full council meeting and explained why 561 people […]


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