Not enough is being done on speeding, says councillor
A county councillor who has long campaigned on speeding has hit out at the authority’s lack of influence in a road-safety partnership.
At last week’s full meeting of Northumberland County Council, Glen Sanderson, ward member for Longhorsley, raised the issue of the Northumbria Safer Roads Initiative (NSRI), a partnership of local councils and the police which deploys speed camera vans in the North East, and claimed that Northumberland does not carry enough clout.
Coun Sanderson said: “The county council contributes more than £100,000 a year of taxpayers’ money to this partnership. Its role... read more
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