Drivers warned not to jump lights
Risky behaviourcity junctions is captured by PT photographers
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