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Gedney Hill sees its Community Speed Watch volunteers record 43 drivers breaking the village's 30mph speed limit




Nearly a fifth of drivers going through Gedney Hill at set times within the last three weeks broke its 30mph speed limit, new figures have revealed.

The first results from the village’s Community Speed Watch group, taken at three locations on August 27 and September 2, were read out during Monday’s meeting

Out of 238 drivers, 43 were reported to police for driving at speeds of between 36 and 63mph.

'The majority of vehicles slow down dramatically when they see us," Coun Ken James, chairman of Gedney Hill Parish Council, speaking about Community Speed Watch checks in the village.
'The majority of vehicles slow down dramatically when they see us," Coun Ken James, chairman of Gedney Hill Parish Council, speaking about Community Speed Watch checks in the village.

Parish council chairman Coun Ken James said: “There are four locations where we do speed checks and the majority of vehicles slow down dramatically when they see us.

“However, one gentleman drove out of the village at a speed of at least 50mph, while another gentleman told us that he wasn’t very happy with what we’re doing.

“But I think we’re doing a good job and I see no reason why we can’t get volunteers out for the Project Edward day of action to reduce road deaths on September 26.”

Community Speed Watch groups invited to join Project Edward day of action



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