Glasgow: Hundreds of speeding offences detected by new M8 cameras

Safety Cameras Scotland has revealed that 745 offences have been recorded since new speed cameras were installed on the M8 in Glasgow on April 2. The Glasgow Times previously reported that the temporary cameras are enforcing a 40mph speed limit on part of the motorway. They are situated on the M80 southbound at Junction 1, leading onto the M8 westbound, […]

Wales: Worrying rise in drivers caught breaking 20mph limit

There has been a concerning spike in the number of drivers caught exceeding the 20mph limit in Wales – but most motorists are still being warned rather than prosecuted. Most roads throughout Wales that were 30mph changed to 20mph last September. It has proved controversial with protests and petitions against the change and polling showing […]

Anger over fake A20 sign fines grows

Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has been urged to help thousands of motorists who were given speeding tickets due to a fake sign on a busy road in south-east London. Drivers received automatic fines and penalty points for violating the speed limit on the A20 near Sidcup after an “unauthorised third party” installed a 50mph sign […]

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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 […]

More than 200 people dealt with as result of clampdown on dangerous drivers

More than 200 people have either been arrested or given a ticket as part of a week of action to clamp down on dangerous drivers in Lancashire. The county’s police force says the week of surge activity was all about its most vulnerable road users – namely children, the elderly, pedestrians, mobility device users, horse-riders, […]

1,800 drivers caught in six hours on busy road in Devon

Police have issued a plea to motorists to slow down on a busy section of road in South Devon after more than 1,800 drivers were caught exceeding the speed limit on a 40mph stretch of the A380 Torbay Link Road in just over six hours of speed monitoring. That’s one every 12 seconds. During the […]

New Jenoptik speed camera installed in Nottingham

Police in Nottingham are warning drivers to slow down and stick to the speed limit as a new speed and red light camera is set to go live. The Nottinghamshire Safety Camera Partnership has installed the camera from Jenoptik on the A38 at Kirkby-in-Ashfield in response to concerns about speeding in the area. The new […]

Police officer sacked for lying about speeding

A police constable’s been sacked without notice after giving a dishonest reason for speeding on the M4. Police Oracle reports that last August PC Stewart Argyle was driving a police vehicle containing a detainee when he activated a speed camera while driving at 62 mph in a 50 limit. He claimed that the prisoner had […]


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