November 5, 2008
issued to speeding motorists by Burnham-On-Sea action team
who exceed speed limits while driving through a Burnham-On-Sea
estate are being warned they risk having their details passed
to the police.
of the Rosewood Action Team armed with speed cameras have already
carried out several 'speedwatch' sessions along Rosewood Avenue
in an effort to tackle the problem of dangerous driving.
the details of several speeding vehicles have been passed Avon
and Somerset police.
Alexander, Chairman of the Rosewood Action Team, told Burnham-On-Sea.com:
"We've carried out three 'speedwatch' sessions so far and
detected vehicles exceeding the 30mph limit every time."
vehicle's details are recorded and passed to the police, who in
turn send the motorists a warning letter advising them that if
they get caught a second time follow-up action by the police may
added that the response from local residents to the initiative
has been very positive: "Many people have been coming up
to us, thanking us for the work we're doing and saying that action
is definitely overdue."
already shown that there is a problem with speeding along Rosewood
Avenue and will continue the sessions during the weeks to come."
group has a small team of trained speed camera operators and hopes
to increase its numbers through training sessions.
Rosewood Action Team has the support of Burnham and Highbridge
Town Council, who recently awarded it £250 of grant funding.