Speed Enforcement Campaign in Sussex

by admin 9. May 2013 11:22

The UltraLyte Laser Speed Gun Assists Catching Speeding Drivers

Drivers in Sussex, England are now more aware of how dangerous speeding is on the roadways. During a weeklong campaign held in mid-April, the Sussex Road Policing Unit and Sussex Safer Road Partnership ran speed enforcement checks and managed to detect over 1,700 offenders. The campaign wasn't just to write tickets but also to help educate offenders on the dangers of excessive speed.

So you might ask, what is our hurry? Why do we have to get someplace fast? Some quick facts on speeding might educate us all and help us to understand why speed enforcement is a huge concern for law enforcement around the world.

UltraLyte Used to Catch Drivers Speeding in Sussex

Speeding Facts:

  • Excessive speed is one of the top causes for deaths worldwide
  • Over 1/3 of all traffic accidents are due to speeding
  • Speeding was a contributing factor in over 30% of all fatal crashes in 2011 (NHTSA)

In 1997, the Ultralyte laser speed gun was introduced and its reliability and durability have made this one of the most popular speed devices in use throughout the world today. Sussex police put it to good use the other day, enforcing the speed limit and effectively making their roadways safer.

Read the full article in Rye and Battle Observer.

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