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Dry Drayton Community Speedwatch


Community Speedwatch was initiated in Dry Drayton in 2018.


Community Speedwatch is a nationwide scheme. Volunteers are trained by the Police to measure vehicle speeds using hand-held speed detection devices.


The primary aim for the scheme is to educate drivers to reduce their speeds. To this end the Speedwatchers put up a sign in advance of their checkpoint and wear high-visibility clothing to encourage drivers to slow down. Vehicles that still exceed the speed enforcement limits are referred to the police. In cases of excessive or repeat offences enforcement and prosecution follow.


The Speedwatch team in Dry Drayton has been in operation since mid 2018 . The first Speedwatch volunteers from Dry Drayton were trained at Cambourne police Station. Speedwatch volunteers also held a public meeting in November 2018 to publicise their activities and encourage additional volunteers.


Speedwatch co-ordinator Graham Carver says "We are always looking to expand our voluntary group and are happy to discuss this with you, if you are interested"


For more information please contact Graham Carver 01954 781806, grahamcarver@aol.com