Where are speed traps? In the spring of 2002 the UK Government started to change its policy
on speed camera's as they were realising that the public did not like
them and they were not being used to improve road safety - but just to
generate revenue. Accordingly it has been issuing further guidelines on
where to site cameras and that the public must be given ample warning
of them. This is starting to extend into movable speed traps and the Police
are now starting to give advance warning of where the speed traps will
be on given days. Obviously they are somewhat reluctant to do this, but
a few have started listing the movable (radar/laser) traps on their websites.
Accordingly we have listed below all of the Police web sites for you to
check out. If your local Police site, doesn't list them yet - then keep
checking every few weeks until they do.
If you are looking to find where SPECs is operating, see http://www.speedcheck.co.uk/index.htm
Speed Camera Locations Speed Trap Locations Safety Camera Locations
Below is a list of all the organisations that run our speed cameras. Most of them have detailed maps of the camera locations and much detail on why each camera is located in a particular spot.
Avon & Somerset http://www.safecam.org.uk
Bedfordshire & Luton http://www.drivesafely.org
Devon & Cornwall http://www.dcsafetycameras.org
Greater Manchester http://www.drivesafe.org.uk
Hampshire & The Isle of Wight http://www.safetycamera.org.uk
Kent & Medway http://www.kmscp.org
London - 2 police force areas (Metropolitan & City)
Mid & South Wales - 3 police force areas (Gwent, Dyfed Powys & S Wales)
North Wales http://www.arrivealive.org.uk
South Yorkshire http://www.safetycamera.org
Thames Valley http://www.saferroads.org
West Mercia http://www.speedaware.org.uk
West Midlands http://www.wmsafetycameras.co.uk
West Yorkshire http://www.safetycameraswestyorkshire.co.uk
Wiltshire & Swindon http://www.safetycameraswiltshire.co.uk
If their sites do no provide wgat you are looking for then see the relevant Police site below.
Norfolk doesn't have a useful police site but it does have this
- sometimes Yorkshire Police remove the info
Yes a list of where French plod will be awaiting your next visit.
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