SPEED cameras are set to appear at four new locations in Warwickshire.
Work is about to start to install an Average Speed Enforcement Camera on the A435 Studley. The stretch of road affected will be from Studley Cricket Club, heading south to the junction with the A422 Arrow.
In the weeks that follow further cameras will also be installed at the A446 - from the junction with the A38, to the junction with the A4091, the A426 – from M6 Junction 1, to the junction with the A5, and the A428 – from junction with the A46, through Binley Woods village.
These routes have been chosen because a high number of collisions resulting in injuries caused by speeding drivers. Over the past five years 129 people have suffered injuries along the routes.
Warwickshire County Council transport spokesman Wallace Redford said: ”Average Speed Enforcement Cameras have been shown to improve safety and save lives.
“As well as improving safety, the cameras also help manage traffic flow, which in turn leads to reduced traffic congestion and improved air quality.”
Warwickshire Road Safety Partnership works to make the county’s road’s safer. Visit www.warksroadsafety.org for further details.