Councillors call for changes to speed camera location rules

Councillors in Greater Manchester want more freedom to place speed cameras where they think they are necessary, rather than wait for a required number of serious crashes to happen before they are allowed to act. At the moment, according to, cameras can be placed where there least four people killed or seriously injured per […]

30mph limit for Mancunian Way out for consultation

The Mancunian Way’s speed limit in Manchester could be permanently dropped to 30mph. Since November 2022, a Temporary Traffic Regulation Order has been in place along the motorway reducing its official speed from 50mph to 30mph as part of a Council strategy aimed at preventing future serious collisions. This trial was brought in following a […]

National Highways uses unmarked HGV to spot 400 unsafe drivers on M62

National Highways’ Operation Pennine has seen police forces travel the M62 between Liverpool and Hull, using its unmarked HGV cabs to spot unsafe driving. The most common offenders were drivers using mobile phones at the wheel – 86 in total. With their elevated position, camera equipped HGV cabs are ideal for spotting unsafe behaviour in […]

Greater Manchester sees more than a hundred spot speed cameras upgraded

Speeding drivers in Greater Manchester are being warned that they are more likely to be caught as part of changes to how safety cameras are used in the region. The region’s police force has given details of the installation of VECTOR-SR cameras, developed by Jenoptik, announced in July. They have been funded through the Mayor’s […]

Police stop car with 15 people in it

Police in Cheshire have caught a people carrier carrying more than double the number of people it should carry. The vehicle (pictured) was on the M62 as the vehicle looked overloaded. Writing on X, formerly Twitter, Police say they were shocked to find 15 people in the vehicle, including children. All of them were unrestrained. […]

Staffordshire Police chooses Truvelo’s mobile enforcement solution

Truvelo, a leading provider of traffic enforcement solutions, has announced that it has secured a new contract with Staffordshire Police for its LASERcam 4 and VMS mobile enforcement solution. The contract was awarded through the Crown Commercial Service (CCS) Traffic Technology and Associated Services (TTAS) framework, which offers public sector customers a fast and compliant […]

Conduent to deliver parking enforcement services in Reading

Smart mobility company Conduent Transportation has been chosen to provide on- and off-street parking enforcement services in Reading. The contract, initially for a four-year term, begins next month. Conduent will provide Reading Borough Council with on- and off-street parking civil enforcement officers to oversee parking compliance while managing on- and off-street pay and display machines. […]

Nearly half of speed cameras inactive

New data based on Freedom of Information requests suggests 46% of all fixed speed cameras across the UK are not working. Road safety experts at Road Angel made the requests to analyse how many fixed speed cameras are inactive in each region. They found all eight fixed speed cameras in Northamptonshire were inactive while Gwent […]

Council offers communities free speed cameras

A District Council is offering 20 free speed cameras to communities in its area to try to slow down dangerous drivers. Parish councils and community groups have been applying for Speedwatch cameras, provided by East Hampshire District Council.  The cameras share the data they record with the police. The scheme is one of 12 welfare […]


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