Tuesday, 11 October 2011


The Birmingham City Council has now agreed to install a speed activated speed indicator sign on the Kingstanding Road between the Hawthorn Road and College Road (City bound carriageway).

This follows many months of campaigning by Oscott Councillors with the help of local residents.

I have also in the past requested a number of Oscott Community Sped Watch operations on this stretch of road. The last such event found that approximately 10% of driver were speeding when driving along this stretch off road. There have been a number of accidnts there over the years.

The Oscott Community Speed watch is where volunteer residents work with the Police using a speed indicator device to check the speed of vehicles. Drivers spotted speeding in the first instance are sent a warning letting but if spotted again the Police are liable to take action against the motorist.
If you would like to volunteer or to know more about the Oscott Community speed watch please contact the Kingstanding Police Station.

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