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Speed Traffic Surveys (1076A/21)


Please provide details relating to speed traffic surveys carried out by your force for the current calendar year. Please give details relating to the location, speed limit for that location and the highest speed recorded as well as the 85th percentile.


Please find attached (1076A_21_attachment.pdf). It is important to note however that with regard to the highest speeds recorded, these may not all necessarily relate to members of the public, but instead could be emergency vehicles responding to incidents. Speed surveys however do not record details of the vehicle and therefore it is not possible to identify and exclude these from the attached data.

Every effort is made to ensure that the figures presented are accurate and complete. However, it is important to note that these data have been extracted from a number of data sources used by forces for police purposes. The detail collected to respond specifically to your request is subject to the inaccuracies inherent in any large scale recording system. As a consequence, care should be taken to ensure data collection processes and their inevitable limitations are taken into account when interpreting those data.

The figures provided therefore are our best interpretation of relevance of data to your request, but you should be aware that the collation of figures for ad hoc requests may have limitations and this should be taken into account when those data are used.

If you decide to write an article / use the enclosed data we would ask you to take into consideration the factors highlighted in this document so as to not mislead members of the public or official bodies, or misrepresent the relevance of the whole or any part of this disclosed material.