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324 speeding drivers caught by community volunteers

PUBLISHED: 08:31 09 October 2018 | UPDATED: 11:27 09 October 2018

Community Speed Watch volunteers in South Norfolk caught 324 drivers in September. Picture: Ian Burt

Community Speed Watch volunteers in South Norfolk caught 324 drivers in September. Picture: Ian Burt

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Campaigners detected more than 300 speeding drivers across South Norfolk last month.

Community Speed Watch was launched in 2007 and is a project empowering communities to help tackling the problem of speeding. The groups are issued with a speed radar gun, signs and reflective jackets and carry out speed checks in 30mph and 40mph limits.

In total campaigners with the 17 groups in towns and villages across South Norfolk detected 324 speed offences in September. Drivers detected are sent letters by Norfolk police offering speed awareness advice.

There are 17 Community Speed Watch groups in towns and villages across south Norfolk. Picture: Bill DarnellThere are 17 Community Speed Watch groups in towns and villages across south Norfolk. Picture: Bill Darnell

Norfolk currently has 70 Community Speed Watch teams with new teams awaiting training.

To join or set up a group in south Norfolk call PC Jim Squires on 101.

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