A single speed camera on Stockport Road, Denton is responsible for catching over a third of all speeding motorists in Tameside.
Over a five year period, the camera caught 1,164 people, more than 36% snapped in total by fixed cameras in that borough.
In fact, in 2010, it snapped at least one motorist per day on average.
One camera is responsible for catching more than a third of speeding motorists in Tameside.
According to transport bosses, the camera on Stockport Road in Denton caught 1,164 people speeding over a five year period – more than 36 per cent of the 3,174 motorists snapped by fixed cameras in the borough.
The camera, one of 13 in Tameside, stands in a 30mph zone close to the Fletchers Arms pub.
In 2010, the last full year for which figures are available, it flashed 401 drivers – an average of more than one a day.
It’s also known that during the five years before the camera was installed, there were no serious collisions on that stretch of road, although 10 collisions did occur leading to minor injuries.
They also show that in the five years before the Stockport Road camera was installed, there were no serious collisions on that stretch of road but 10 collisions where people suffered minor injuries – an average of two a year.
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