London to install 50 new smart cameras to ‘tackle danger hotspots’ across the capital

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The 50 new cameras will enforce banned turns and bus lane violations according to TfL. The new technology will also issue penalties for issues around yellow box junctions and weight restrictions.

The new cameras can be moved around the network to be installed where they are most needed.

TfL said the new technology can also be adapted for each new location to ensure the highest amount of road safety.

It also means the cameras can be moved around to target non-compliance hotspots.

Cameras could also be removed from areas where enforcement activity has been successful and compliance is higher.

A contract has been awarded to P Ducker Systems (PDS) to build the new enforcement cameras.

The new tools are expected to be finished in the next few months and finally launched in the autumn.

TfL said they will monitor how successful the cameras are at cutting road danger and reducing congestion on the roads.

Will Norman, London’s Walking and Cycling Commissioner said enforcement of road rules was “absolutely vital”.

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TfL said the new cameras was part of their strategy to eliminate road death and serious injury on the roads.

He said: “Most collisions on London’s roads happen at junctions.

“It’s absolutely vital for everybody’s safety that we can enforce effectively against the minority of drivers who break the rules.

“We’re determined to meet our Vision Zero goal of eliminating death and serious injury.

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