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Investment in average speed cameras to tackle resident concerns

Surrey County Council will be investing in more speed cameras for locations where excess speeds, congestion or poor air quality are a community concern. Road casualty hotspots remain the council’s top priority when deciding camera locations and they have proven to be very effective in helping to reduce the number of casualties by encouraging greater … Continue reading

Nagging wives and toilet dashes among odd speeding excuses

Nagging wives, dodgy fast food and mad dashes for the loo are just some of the weird and wonderful excuses drivers have given to the police for speeding. As part of Surrey Police’s and Surrey County Council’s Drive SMART road safety campaign, traffic cops recalled some of the strange and downright absurd reasons they have … Continue reading

Radio interview: Mother’s plea to speeding drivers

The mother of a teenager killed when a speeding car crashed into a tree has backed the latest Drive SMART campaign urging drivers to slow down. In an interview with presenter Nick Wallis on BBC Surrey, Della Phillips spoke of her daughter’s death and urged motorists to cut their speed. Audio courtesy of BBC Surrey.

Mother’s plea to motorists following daughter’s death

The mother of a teenager killed when a speeding car crashed into a tree has backed the latest Drive SMART campaign urging drivers to slow down. Della Phillips’ 17-year-old daughter Kelly was a passenger in a car travelling at 80mph in a 40mph zone when the driver lost control and hit a tree near Guildford. … Continue reading

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