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Two roads in Preston targeted during speeding crackdown

Posted on - 17th October, 2018 - 3:54pm | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Fulwood, Garrison, Lea, Preston News, Roads, Transport
Fulwood Hall Lane was one of the roads with the speed check Pic: Google
Fulwood Hall Lane was one of the roads with the speed check Pic: Google

Two Preston speeding hotspots have been targeted during a community road watch scheme.

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Fulwood Hall Lane and Blackpool Road at Lea were monitored throughout Tuesday afternoon.

Between 1.30pm and 2.30pm in Blackpool Road in Lea a total of 434 vehicles went by with four going above the 30mph speed limit.

In Fulwood Hall Lane between 3pm and 4pm 134 vehicles went by with eight going more than the 20mph limit and one driver not wearing a seatbelt.

Read more: New pedestrian crossing coming to Blackpool Road

A spokesman for Preston Police said: “The Community Roadwatch team will now send out warning letters to these motorists. Community Roadwatch is an educational initiative carried out by volunteers.

“As part of the educational element of this scheme those drivers observed will be notified of the matters witnessed and reminded of their driving responsibilities.”

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