Tynedale villagers on speed patrol
Last updated at 13:06, Friday, 11 January 2013
VIGILANTE villagers are being called up by Northumbria Police to trap speeding motorists.
Tynedale’s rural parish councils are being asked to contribute to the cost of hand-held speed guns at £1,890 each for use by members of the public.
The guns will be used at speeding blackspots that police cannot regularly monitor. And anyone caught exceeding the speed limit could face prosecution, and have points put on their driving licence.
**Read the Hexham Courant, out now, for more details
First published at 12:08, Friday, 11 January 2013
Published by http://www.hexhamcourant.co.uk
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