Shin­ing a light on road safety

Kentish Express Ashford & District - - Front Page -

THE Street Light Singers were in action at Ash­ford’s County Square driv­ing home the mes­sage that keep­ing to the speed limit saves lives.

The singers, dressed in 9ft street light cos­tumes, are part of the lat­est Kent and Med­way Safety Cam­era Part­ner­ship road safety cam­paign.

The Street Lights Mean 30 cam­paign aims to make mo­torists aware that the pres­ence of street lights in­di­cates a 30mph Left, Tadi Rea with the street lights at County Square as part of the Street Lights Mean 30 cam­paign speed limit. A re­cent sur­vey showed 73 per cent of driv­ers in­ter­viewed did not re­alise that street lights meant they were driv­ing in a 30mph zone.

More de­tails about the cam­paign are avail­able from www. street­

Ed­wina Luo

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