West Yorkshire: Over 220,000 caught in first year of New Enforcement Strategy

Over 220,000 speeding motorists have been caught in the 12 months since the West Yorkshire Safety Camera Partnership launched its new enforcement strategy on the county’s roads. Of these more than 32,200 offences were detected at 40 new enforcement sites which were introduced in direct response to public concerns. In February 2023, the Safety Camera […]

Leeds-Bradford tram plan set out by West Yorkshire Mayor

Plans for a tram system running between Leeds and Bradford have been set out today, as the West Yorkshire Mayor Tracy Brabin aims to revolutionise the region’s transport network.  The proposals were published today ahead of the final Combined Authority meeting, ahead of May’s Mayoral election, of West Yorkshire’s leaders next week (March 14), which […]

Man fined for abusing speed camera operator

A man from Bradford has been fined more than £500 after admitting to a public order offence against a Safety Camera van operator. Last August, 24 year old Hamzah Mahmood stopped his vehicle which blocked the safety camera van and then verbally abused the operator.  The man, from Queens Road in Bradford, was arrested and […]

Major improvements set to begin on A1 Wentbridge Viaduct

National Highways has announced a major programme of work on a landmark West Yorkshire viaduct will begin after the Easter Bank Holiday.  It is carrying out waterproofing and resurfacing on the Wentbridge Viaduct, a Grade II listed bridge which carries the A1 over the River Went. The waterproofing under the road surface layer helps to […]

West Yorkshire changes speed camera rules

Changes are being made to the way motorists are warned of speed cameras in West Yorkshire. Police say drivers should expect to be caught as changes are made to how safety cameras are used in the county. Drivers and motorcyclists are being warned to ‘expect the unexpected’ as changes are made by the Safety Camera […]


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