Gloucestershire Police carries out speedchecks in Nailsworth following concerns raised by local residents
POLICE in Nailsworth have been carrying out speed checks in and around the town over the past few weeks after members of the community raised concerns about speeding vehicles in the area.
Between Thursday, September 12 and Tuesday, September 24, officers and PCSOs were positioned on the A46 at the Inchbrook Trading Estate, Rodborough and Dunkirk Mills at various times of the day: * On September 12 between 12.30pm and 1pm on the A46 at Inchbrook Trading Estate – No speeding vehicles, no tickets issued, no drivers spoken to.
* On September 13 between 10am and 11.15am on the A46 between Inchbrook Trading estate – one vehicle was caught speeding and vehicle one fixed penalty notice was issued to driver.
* On September 17 between 11.45am and 12.15pm on the A46 at Rodborough and between 12.15pm and 1pm and on the A46 at the Holland Trading Estate.
* On September 18 between 1.15pm and 1.55pm on the A46 at Dunkirk Mills, 268 vehicles were checked, no speeding vehicles.
* On September 19 between 5.15pm and 6.45pm on the A46 at Dunkirk Mills, 384 vehicles checked, no speeding vehicles.
* On September 24 between 7.15am and 8.50am on the A46 at Dunkirk Mills, 709 vehicles checked, no speeding vehicles.
Sergeant Dan Wood said: “We are very keen to address the issues our local community raise. The issue of speeding has come up time and time again and we are determined to be proactive in our response in dealing with what matters to local people.
"Officers are being robust in how motorists are dealt with and those exceeding the limit will be reported".