East Haddon are joining Northants Community Speed Watch Scheme(CSW)!
WE NEED YOU
Volunteers are needed to help East Haddon Participate in CSW between 22nd July and 19th August 2023. Volunteers do not need to be available for the whole period and will need to pledge a couple of hours at a time.
Community Speed Watch (CSW) is a volunteer programme run by Northamptonshire Police in conjunction with the Northamptonshire Safer Roads Alliance. It enables local people to be actively involved in road safety, reducing speeding in their community.
Volunteer groups are given training and equipment to enable them to operate roadside speed monitoring patrols in their area over a four-week period.
Drivers detected as speeding by CSW receive a police warning letter and their records are held for 12 months to identify any repeat offenders. Anyone detected three or more times will be visited by police officers.
The CSW programme works with hundreds of volunteers representing more than 60 communities across Northamptonshire. With those communities participating in speed monitoring activity in 20mph, 30mph & 40mph speed limits.
The scheme only covers excess speed, it does not cover other traffic offences such as vehicle weights, no insurance or mobile phone use.
All volunteers must undergo a digital training session to enable them to take part in roadside sessions. This covers the practical and operating elements, and will be delivered by firstly watching our training video-presentation followed by attending a physical practical session in your area before a group has use of the detection equipment. Once trained, volunteers are covered by a form of public liability insurance while volunteering for CSW. While there’s no need to repeat the training, volunteers are welcome to undergo a refresher and can do so anytime.
The video can be watched in the comfort of your own.
The online link to this video is here: https://youtube.com/watch?v=nBsC_sjiCDQ