A proposal by the Bedfordshire police has announced plans to adopt a zero-tolerance approach to speeding in order to raise funds for police forces facing Government cuts.
This move could leave drivers and their companies faced with fines of £100 with the aim
"It's a choice between doing things like this and reducing the size of the police force." said Martin.
His pleas were further backed by figures that suggest Bedfordshire already has a smaller police force than
Martins declared that unless Government funding is offered, he has no choice but to implement speeding fines as a way to support his force and has even considered the use of squad cars and police uniforms sponsored by companies like Easyjet.
However, his proposals have been deemed "utterly obnoxious" by Hugh Bladon, a spokesman for The Alliance of British Drivers, who said, "The cameras are alleged to make roads safer, they are not to make money for the police or Government."
Avoiding speeding fines
For company owners and fleet managers, the threat of expensive speeding fines is very real if proposals are
The M1 is a huge stretch of motorway and is sometimes a vital route for drivers taking
How will you protect your business against heavy fines with a looming zero-tolerance policy in sight?
Fleet tracking can help you use the technology to observe speeding on the roads and change habits to comply with speed limits.
A recent news story told of a driver named Neil Herron, who was allegedly caught driving at 40mph in a 30mph zone.
Herron challenged the allegation and the case went to the Magistrates Court. Due to the undeniable evidence taken from his tracking device, the case was found in his
With more speeding fines imminent for those travelling the M1, businesses can protect themselves against harsh penalties through