More than 23,500 speeding drivers caught by Devon & Cornwall’s first 20mph camera

The first 20mph speed camera in Devon and Cornwall has already detected more than 23,500 speeding motorists – before even being switched on. The figure has prompted a warning from both the police and council ahead of the camera becoming fully operational today (Monday 9 May). During a test period prior to activation, the Jenoptik […]

Nottingham’s average speed-monitored roads tops the ton

Motorists are now being kept safe on more than 100km of roads across Nottinghamshire thanks to the latest installation of average speed camera technology in the county. The Jenoptik SPECS solution installed in the Nottingham City suburb of Lenton is the 14th such scheme in the city, and the 31st across the whole of the […]

Jenoptik’s new National Highways framework deal “will make roads safer, sooner”

Automated enforcement specialists Jenoptik says its appointment to National Highways’ Operational Technology Commercial Framework will speed up work to make the England’s strategic road network safer. The company, known for its automatic number plate recognition enforcement cameras, will be part of the English motorway and trunk road operator’s main procurement route for operational roadside technology, […]

Getting a flavour of Intertraffic Amsterdam on this week’s Highways Voices

Subscribe to Highways Voices free on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Amazon Music, Google Podcasts or Pocket Casts and never miss an episode! This week’s Highways Voices comes from the huge Intertraffic event in Amsterdam. In this podcast, where we scratch the surface of the event you can hear Paul Hutton talk to two CEOs, Michael Schuch of SWARCO and TRL’s Paul Campion, plus […]

Intertraffic awards winners announced

The winners of the Intertraffic Amsterdam’s prestigious awards have been announced at the opening ceremony of the four-day event in the Dutch capital. Making the presentation was chairman of the Awards jury Pieter Litjens, who is also managing director of Dutch transport knowledge-sharing platform CROW. Litjens explained to the audience how he and the international […]

New Jenoptik cameras “powerful addition” to road safety toolkit

Eight new fixed spot speed cameras being installed in Scotland will boost road safety and reduce deaths, according the man leading the technology installation. Geoff Collins, who is Deputy Managing Director of enforcement camera maker Jenoptik, is hailing the value of the VECTOR SR spot speed cameras, calling them “a powerful addition to the road […]

Jenoptik delivers eight new cameras to improve Scottish road safety

Analysis of evidence on injury collisions and speeding across Scotland’s roads has led to the identification of eight locations for the installation of new safety cameras. Transport Scotland says that, to ensure consistency when selecting new safety camera sites, a safety camera site prioritisation review is undertaken each year, with the exercise involving a review […]

Wales could add more 50mph emissions-related limits

Lower speed limits could be introduced on two sections of Welsh roads to tackle pollution. The BBC reports that the Welsh government wants to reduce nitrogen dioxide (NO2) concentration on the A470 between the Coryton and Nantgarw interchanges on the outskirts of Cardiff, and on the M4 between junction 43 Llandarcy and 44 Lon-las in […]

Jenoptik’s mobile phone enforcement solution gets mainstream media coverage

An automated machine vision technology system which spots when people are using their phones whilst driving has been featured in a national newspaper – promoting the value of technology in making our roads safer. The Daily Mail ran an article about the Jenoptik solution which identified 15,000 cases of mobile phone misuse in a six […]

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