Exmouth police tackle speeding in Littleham

PUBLISHED: 09:54 18 February 2010 | UPDATED: 12:48 10 June 2010

SPEEDING traffic has been tackled by Littleham's community panel for the west of the district.

SPEEDING traffic has been tackled by Littleham's community panel for the west of the district.

Littleham's neighbourhood police team said concerns had been raised by residents and highlighted by the group.

As a result, Exmouth police carried out speed checks in the Littleham area.

Police community support officer Nikki Payne said: "The top priority identified was speeding throughout the avenues, particularly Douglas Avenue.

"Speed checks have taken place in Carlton Hill and Maer Lane.

"The results were good in relation to motorist keeping to the restrictions."

The police said a speed checkpoint in Douglas Avenue on January 24 recorded 64 vehicles between 2pm-3pm.

* Seven vehicles were recorded travelling between 21 and 25 mph

* 37 were recorded travelling between 26 and 30 mph

* 20 were recorded travelling between 31 and 35 mph

* Five were travelling between 36 and 40 mph.

* Of these five vehicles, four were travelling 37 or 38 mph and will be receiving notification from police of their speed and a warning regarding future driving behaviour.

Officers carried out a further speed check in Douglas Avenue on January 29, where between 8.15am and 9.15am 112 vehicles were recorded.

* 21 vehicles were recorded travelling between 21 and 25 mph

* 46 were recorded travelling between 26 and 30 mph

* 28 were recorded travelling between 31 and 35 mph

* Five were travelling between 36 and 40 mph.

* Of these five vehicles, four were travelling between 37 to 39 mph and will be receiving notification from police of their speed and a warning regarding future driving behaviour.

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