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Cheshire police commit to tyre safety campaigning

TyreSafe has welcomed Cheshire Police to its community of supporters providing commitments to raising community awareness of tyre safety. Already having a relationship with the county of Cheshire’s emergency services, tyre safety organization TyreSafe has now welcomed the Cheshire Police …

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Report calls for a reduction in the drink driving limit in the UK

Increased proportion of UK women in drink driving offences results in call for action to prevent road casualties through reduced blood alcohol limits. At a breakfast briefing held this morning in Westminster, the Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety (PACTS) …

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Wireless ANPR deployment with no ongoing line rental costs

Police in Cleveland in the UK have deployed wireless networking as a means of communicating with their ANPR cameras without incurring monthly line rental charges. Working alongside UK Broadband, surveillance system experts at Quadrant Security Group (QSG) provided Cleveland police …

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Tyre safety audits take place this week in Sweden

Sweden’s annual tyre raids take to the roads this week in a campaign to improve tyre safety and energy efficiency in the country. Every year for the last decade, the Swedish authorities have organized “Däck Razzia” or Tyre Raids in …

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About Jonathan Newell

Studied Engineering at Loughborough University and now involved in broadcast and technical journalism. Jonathan is based in London and Almaty.
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Excessive speeding figures obtained for Scotland

The Institute of Advanced Motorists has obtained statistics for the last 15 months on excessive speeding captured by speed cameras in Scotland. Having recently obtained speeding figures from county and metropolitan police forces in England to demonstrate the levels of …

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IAM calls for further action to reduce drink driving

More intelligence led enforcement suggested by the IAM for bringing down drink driving levels and reduce related casualties on UK roads. Reductions have started to happen in drink driving related deaths on UK roads since being static in 2010 but, …

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New Jersey sees reduction in accidents through using red light enforcement cameras

Automated red-light enforcement cameras in the US state of New Jersey have yielded significant improvements in road safety and reductions in traffic violations. Speaking on a video released by Redflex Traffic Systems, the camera enforcement manager in the New Jersey …

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UK enforcement campaign shows increased levels of drink driving

A campaign in June conducted by police in the UK showed an increase in drink driving levels over the previous two years. The Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO) in the UK has released the results of its drink driving …

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ANCAP joins campaign to reduce speeding in Canberra

A crash-tested Subaru Forester is on show in Canberra as part of a campaign to reducing speeding in the Australian city. The Australian Capital Territory (ACT) government and police have joined forces in a campaign to prevent deaths and serious …

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Extreme speeding examples revealed for England and Wales

Police in England and Wales have provided the IAM with the worst case examples of extreme speeding caught on camera during the last twelve months. 149mph (240kph) is the most extreme example of excessive speed recorded in England and Wales …

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