are set to be reintroduced on two of Coventry's busiest roads in a bid to end needless deaths.
The average speed cameras
have been piloted in Birmingham andSolihullalready, and the council says early results are "positive" with speeds cut by up to 20 per cent.
Watch out drivers - mobile speed cameras
can catch you out for more than going over the limit
ONLY about half of fixed speed cameras
in the UK are actually switched on and catching offenders, figures obtained by the Press Association indicate.
Data released by 36 of the 45 police forces in the UK found that four have no fixed speed cameras
at all and 13 have fewer than half actively catching speeding drivers.
ONLY half of the North East's speed cameras
are switched on and catching motorists, a survey indicates.
FEWER than two-thirds of fixed speed cameras
in Wales are actually switched on to catch drivers, it has been revealed.
The Press Association sent a Freedom of Information request to all 45 forces and their speed-camera partnerships asking how many fixed speed cameras
they have and how many are active.
- love them or hate them, they usually help put the brakes on speeding motorists.
TomTom Jam Ahead Warnings are now available on the free TomTom Speed Cameras
app for Android.
Government Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin ordered the move to demonstrate that roadside speed cameras
are intended for road safety reasons and not as a money generator for the authorities.
THE chairman of the city council's transport watchdog committee has admitted being done for speeding and said she hoped more motorists would be caught when speed cameras
were brought back next year.