We carried out our first official Speedwatch event this week – Friday evening – a very busy time. The majority of drivers saw us, and quickly adjusted their speed. We did “book” two drivers who were well over the base 35mph allowance – and we missed one white van doing 60+! A mixture of North and South bound traffic.
We shall – clearly – not be advertising our ‘watches’ in advance, but we suspect that “word will get around”. We received a range of ‘hand signals’ from drivers, but also a great deal of encouragement from local residents. We have also gained one new volunteer already.
Thank you to the volunteers who attended to practice their skills at car recognition and number plate recall!