Speedwatch schemes catching speeding drivers

Speedwatch schemes catching speeding drivers

Published by Maria Greenwood at 7:58am 7th October 2019.

If you think neighbourhood speedwatch schemes don't have any power - think again.

A roving police officer who works with neighbourhood speedwatch schemes has clocked up 100 motorists flouting the limits across Dorset.

The tactic of sending an officer to work with the volunteers was adopted by the force earlier in the year.

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Its so that motorists who ignored speedwatch teams thinking they had no power stood an increased chance of being fined and given points.

By Trevor Bevins, Local Democracy Reporter