Walton on Trent Parish Council

Serving the people of Walton on Trent

Clerk RFO: Laura Storey
Walton on Trent Parish
Council, P O Box 8108, Derby
Derbyshire DE1 0ZU

Tel: 07941 052009

Volunteers for Community Speedwatch wanted

Volunteers for Community Speedwatch wanted

Community Speedwatch (CSW) is a national initiative where active members of local communities join with the support of the Police to monitor speeds of vehicles using speed detection devices.

Vehicles exceeding the speed limit are referred to the Police with the aim of educating drivers to reduce their speeds. In cases where education is blatantly ignored and evidence of repeat or excessive offences is collated enforcement and prosecution could follow.

Volunteers receive appropriate training, and are supported by the neighbourhood policing team (NPT) staff. The scheme aims to cater for the problem of real or perceived speed related offending, and through partnership with the community it is to be used in circumstances that are necessary, justifiable and proportionate in order to:

  • Reduce death and injury on the roads
  • Improve the quality of life for local communities
  • Reduce the speed of vehicles to the speed limit
  • Increase public awareness of inappropriate speed

If you would like to volunteer and be involved in a Community Speedwatch in Walton on Trent please contact the Parish Clerk on clerk@waltonontrent.org.uk for further information.

Posted: Tue, 01 Oct 2019 16:31 by Parish Clerk

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