Enforcement

Road safety news relating to enforcement and investigation including ANPR, LPR, surveillance and forensic equipment

Barnet to use automatic enforcement to make schools safer

32 schools in the London Borough of Barnet will gain protection from traffic violations through the use of automatic enforcement systems. OpenView Security Solutions will be supplying and maintaining surveillance systems for the Borough of Barnet in North London for …

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Freight industry supports phone use penalties

The FTA believes technology based enforcement measures needed to support increased penalties for mobile phone use by drivers. Responding to proposed changes to penalties on drivers using a hand-held mobile phone, the Freight Transport Association (FTA) has said that better …

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Festive campaign tackles drug impairment

Police campaign during Christmas and New Year shows mixed results for tackling drink driving and drug impairment, according to newly released statistics. The drink and drug drive campaign over Christmas and New Year caught more people who got behind the …

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Rise in Scottish festive drink driving

After an annual reduction in drink driving in Scotland, police figures show a contrasting increase during the festive season. UK road safety charity, Brake has expressed its disappointed as the latest drink drive figures show the number of people caught …

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VCA certifies automatic enforcement systems for Wales

VCA certification for traffic enforcement technology eases the approval burden on the Government of Wales to install traffic cameras. The Vehicle Certification Agency (VCA) has provided Videalert automatic traffic enforcement systems with DfT manufacturers certification for use by the Government …

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Texas runs campaign to reduce drink driving at Christmas

The Texas DoT plans to reduce the death toll on state roads from the 110 fatalities last Christmas using an information and enforcement campaign. The Texas Department of Transportation’s “Plan While You Can” campaign urges party goers to plan for …

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Video analytics keep Taiwan airport ground traffic safe

Taoyuan Airport in Taiwan is keeping passenger buses and other ground traffic safe from encroaching onto runways using video analytics controlled traffic signals. A video surveillance system recently installed at Taoyuan International Airport presents a sophisticated method of preventing accidents …

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Leeds extends bus lane enforcement programme

After successful city centre automatic bus lane enforcement in Leeds, the council is now extending its system to further sites. Leeds City Council is expanding the reach of its CCTV enforcement network to a further six sites as a direct …

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London borough extends automatic enforcement system

Additional camera based enforcement systems have been installed in the London Borough of Redbridge to reduce violations and improve road safety. Following a successful pilot, The London Borough of Redbridge has awarded OpenView Security Solutions a contract to extend the …

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UK motorist support for speed cameras waning

IAM survey shows reduced support amongst motorists for the use and extent of speed cameras in identifying offending motorists. A national survey by the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) has shown that although most drivers support speed cameras there are …

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