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Ashford police survey finds one driver in 25 speeding

Contributed by editor on Mar 18, 2015 - 11:25 AM

Police in Ashford have been checking the speeds of motorists at six locations in the area highlighted by residents as being potential speeding ‘hot-spots’.

Pupils in Broadstairs teach parents zigzag road safety rules outside school gates

Contributed by editor on Dec 17, 2014 - 06:35 PM

With many parents flouting parking restrictions outside schools in Kent, safety-conscious pupils have been giving parents advice which could save children's lives.

Police in Kent team up with Speed Watch volunteers in targeting speeding 'hot spots' across the county

Contributed by editor on Nov 18, 2014 - 11:40 AM

As part of Kent Police’s support for Brake’s Road Safety Week, which runs from 17 to 23 November, volunteer officers will be patrolling speeding ‘hot spots’ in response to local residents’ concerns.

Drivers urged 'watch your speed' as volunteers man Speedwatch equipment in Hawkinge

Contributed by editor on Nov 05, 2014 - 04:35 PM

Volunteers from Hawkinge and Densole have set up a Community Speedwatch campaign using equipment funded by local County Councillor Susan Carey.

Bad weather leads to warning from cops after spate of crashes

Contributed by editor on Oct 14, 2014 - 08:45 AM

Kent Police is warning motorists to take extra care as the heavy rain has led to a high number of collisions and road incidents in the county.

Motorists on their best behaviour as traffic cops take to the streets in Dover

Contributed by editor on Sep 23, 2014 - 06:25 AM

Kent Police and special officers took to the streets of Dover in a bid to deter motorists from speeding and to offer advice on road safety last week.

Dover primary school pupil asks motorist, "Do you think your reason for speeding is more important than my life?"

Contributed by editor on Jul 03, 2014 - 08:25 AM

Ten and eleven year old children from a local primary school grilled speeding motorists about the consequences of driving too fast, during a crackdown in Dover.

Shining a light on Hawkinge and Folkestone rural roads

Contributed by editor on Jul 03, 2014 - 06:25 AM

Following the removal of a number of streetlights, Shepway District Council has been working closely with Kent Highway Services (KHS) to get smart new lighting installed in rural areas.

Children in Dover to confront speeding motorists

Contributed by editor on Jun 26, 2014 - 06:25 AM

Police officers and PCSOs in Dover are targeting speeding motorists next week with the help of 10 and 11 year olds from a local school.

Speeding and mobile phone using motorists in Dover district targeted in safety crackdown

Contributed by editor on Jun 13, 2014 - 10:05 AM

Motorists driving at excess speed, failing to wear seatbelts and using mobile phones whist driving were amongst those stopped by Kent Police as part of a road safety awareness initiative in Deal and Walmer on 5 June.

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