Drivers warned not to jump lights

Risky be­haviourcity junc­tions is cap­tured by PT pho­tog­ra­phers

The Peterborough Evening Telegraph - - News -

sue then we would ad­vise that in­stalling CCTV cam­eras is the ap­pro­pri­ate ac­tion.”

Cllr Nazim Khan ( Labour, Cen­tral) said: “I haven’t seen this my­self but it’s con­cern­ing.

“The Brother­hood traf­fic is­land is a busy fast- mov­ing round­about and drivers who do this are putting lives at risk.”

But Steve Ged­ney, Cam­bridgeshire Po­lice’s Ca­su­alty Re­duc­tion Of­fi­cer, said that the prob­lemwas­nowor­seinPeter­bor­ough than other cities.

He said: “Yes it does hap­pen and it is dan­ger­ous.

“How­ever, I would say that the prob­lem is no worse here than manyother­town­sand­c­i­ties in­clud­ing Cam­bridge.

“The num­ber of tick­ets we hand­out­for jump­ing red lights is far less thanfor­mo­torists not wear­ingseat­belts, for ex­am­ple.

“Thereisal­waysthe­p­os­si­bil­ity of cam­eras be­ing in­stalled, par­tic­u­larly in ar­eas where se­ri­ous ac­ci­dents have oc­curred, but­thereisav­ery­thor­ough­pro­ce­dure to go through for this to hap­pen.”

A Peter­bor­ough Tele­graph pho­tog­ra­pher who took some of the pic­tures said: “I was sur­prised by the risks that some drivers took. Some were go­ing through red lights at quite high speeds, par­tic­u­larly at rush hour.”

Awhite van goes through a red light at the Frank Perkins Park­way junc­tion with Pas­ton Park­way.

Amo­torists shoots through a red light at the Frank Perkins Park­way junc­tion with Pas­ton Park­way.

The driver of the blue Vaux­hall af­ter ig­nor­ing a red light

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