Welsh 50mph environmental enforcement to begin

Motorists exceeding the 50mph speed limits on some of the most polluted roads in Wales could soon receive a letter or fine through their doors. The decision to introduce environmental speed limits to improve air quality levels in five locations across Wales in 2018 was the first of its kind in the UK, which the […]

Average speed cameras considered in North Yorkshire

North Yorkshire and York’s first Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner is considering introducing average speed cameras in the county with a view to cutting the number of speeding drivers. The radio station Yorkmix.com reports that Philip Allot has concerns over the current policy of shunning fixed cameras in favour of 12 mobile camera vans, which […]

More than 50,000 sign pro-average speed camera petition

A petition calling for average speed cameras on roads through the New Forest has received 51,903 signatures supporting the idea. Animal owner Sarah Weston started the petition after her four year old pony was run over and killed in the forest. In her post on change.org she explained how her four year old New Forest […]

MPs unite to address road safety issues

Two of South Cumbria’s MPs have joined a meeting with National Highways to discuss how to make the A590 through the county safer. Cumbrian local newspaper The Mail reports how former Lib Dem leader Tim Farron and Conservative backbencher Simon Fell attended the Cumbria Better Connected meeting to discuss ideas such as introducing average speed […]

New average speed cameras for Worcestershire

Work is underway to install average speed cameras along a 50mph stretch of the A449 in Worcestershire in a bid to reduce the number of people killed or seriously injured. The project on the road between Hartlebury and Ombersley is the first of its kind to operate within the West Mercia Police area. The system […]

Drivers clocked doing over 100 in M6 roadworks

New figures from police in Lancashire have underlined how a small but, frankly, stupid number of people are still ignoring speed limits in roadworks and driving at ludicrous speeds. A 50mph limit is in place on the carriageway north of Preston while a new bridge is installed. The limit is enforced by Jenoptik average speed […]

Speed cameras and cycling and bus priority considered for busy route in Coventry

Transport planners are looking at plans to reduce the amount of traffic on a busy rat run in Coventry, including putting in a dedicated cycle lane and encouraging cars to take a bigger A road alternative by prioritising buses. CoventryLive reports that planners are looking to cut congestion on on Foleshill Road, and are now […]

Average speed cameras from Jenoptik go live on M4 in South Wales

A new average speed camera scheme delivered by leading ANPR camera company Jenoptik Traffic Solutions goes live on the M4 in South Wales today (Monday 15 March). A total of 32 new SPECS cameras have been installed along the 15 mile stretch of the M4 through Gwent between junction 24 at The Coldra to junction 28 […]

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