New analysis of road collision statistics by the independent transport safety and road user behaviour consultancy Agilysis, shows that average speed cameras have contributed to casualty reduction by halving the number of crashes, where someone was either killed or seriously injured. In real terms, these figures equate to the UK benefiting from a reduction of […]
The first average speed schemes in Warwickshire are being introduced with a promise to not only improve safety and save lives but also improve traffic flows and air quality. Jenoptik SPECS cameras are to be installed along sections of the A435, A446, A426 and A428. Warwickshire County Council says these routes have been chosen because […]
Jenoptik Light & Safety is welcoming the Government’s tightening of laws around using a handheld phone whilst driving, and says proven solutions exist to enforce the rules automatically. Geoff Collins is reacting to last week’s announcement by the Government that new laws will ban drivers from using their phone to take photos or videos, scroll […]
A complex project to install SPECS average speed cameras on all sides of the so-called EVO Triangle of roads on the edge of Snowdonia has been completed, as statistics show how the technology has already made a huge difference to road safety. The triangle, made up of stretches of the A5, A543 and B4501 in […]
Jenoptik has been named as a supplier on Crown Commercial Service’s Transport Technology and Associated Services (TTAS) framework – offering authorities an easier route to safer roads and cleaner air
Local authorities and police forces will be able to quickly and easily procure the latest speed enforcement and monitoring technologies, thanks to traffic camera supplier Jenoptik winning a place on all of Crown Commercial Service’s (CCS) Transport Technology and Associated Services (TTAS) framework lots. CCS’s new Transport Technology and Associated Services agreement builds and expands […]
Drivers who use the A449 between Hartlebury and Ombersley have voiced their support for the improvements they have noticed since SPECS average speed cameras were installed on the road. During the past three years in West Mercia, three people have been killed on the 50mph section of the A449 with a further four suffering serious […]
A series of enforcement schemes specifically chosen with air quality in mind are being switched on across four sites in Wales. Average speed cameras are common across the UK, with more than two hundred Jenoptik SPECS systems in operation, but their locations are usually chosen at sites with a high number of serious collisions. However, […]
Analysis of the driving speeds of vehicles crossing the Orwell Bridge in Suffolk has proved that drivers are adhering to dynamically reduced speed limits in windy weather. The compliance is being attributed to average speed camera enforcement technology on the key stretch of the A14 which usually has a 60 mph limit, enforced by Jenoptik’s […]
As part of Highways News Traffic Signals and Management Theme Week, Geoff Collins CEng Deputy Managing Director of Jenoptik in the UK, explained how the newly-approved VECTOR SR red light enforcement camera simplifies the job of making junctions safer. Read the full article to for an overview of this innovative enforcement solution here.
Jenoptik Traffic Solutions UK have won the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation Road Safety Award 2021 for an average speed solution which tackled the problem of antisocial driving on a stretch of the A10 in North London. The Jenoptik SPECS network was delivered on the A10 in Enfield after problems with late-night races along […]
The ANPR technology company Jenoptik has joined the TRL-owned Smart Mobility Living Lab, a community of businesses working to achieve connected, automated, shared and electric mobility. Jenoptik joins more than 30 other companies, from multinationals to start-ups to micro-SMEs who are working closely with each other to address and solve technical challenges. Jenoptik is well […]
The enforcement technology company Jenoptik is celebrating the installation of its 200th permanent average speed enforcement system in the UK. The technology, which uses highly accurate Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) cameras to calculate speeds of vehicles over set distances, was first implemented in the UK in Nottingham in 2000, and the company’s latest landmark […]
Automated enforcement specialists Jenoptik Traffic Solutions UK have received Home Office Type Approval for a new Red Light enforcement system which uses a stand-alone camera to spot violations at signal-controlled junctions. Unlike other devices on the market, the VECTOR SR Red Light operates in a “non-invasive” way, removing the need for loops or strips in […]
Jenoptik’s flexible speed enforcement solution underpins new storm safety scheme on the A14 Orwell Bridge
Highways England’s new variable speed limit scheme to allow vehicles to safely travel over Suffolk’s Orwell Bridge more often during storms is being supported by a flexible average speed camera solution from Jenoptik. The scheme involves new electronic signs on the bridge near Ipswich displaying enforceable, changeable driver speed limits, mandating speeds as slow as […]
A new average speed camera scheme delivered by leading ANPR camera company Jenoptik Traffic Solutions UK goes live on the M4 in South Wales today (Monday 15 March). A total of 32 new SPECS cameras have been installed along the 15 mile stretch of the M4 through Gwent between junction 24 at The Coldra to […]
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The new office at Watchmoor Park, Camberley is more than just a new building – it brings together two previously separate offices and represents an opportunity for UK based staff to work together in more efficient, enjoyable ways. Jenoptik has continued to expand its presence in the UK, whilst also supporting and
There has been a significant improvement in driver behaviour and speed limit compliance since Scotland’s first urban Average Speed Camera (ASC) system went live on Old Dalkeith Road, Edinburgh one year ago. Jenoptik’s SPECS3 VECTOR system was introduced to improve road safety on the route, reduce the number
VECTOR P2P is Jenoptik’s latest average speed enforcement solution, based around the successful SPECS family of cameras, as used at hundreds of routes across the UK. It has now been awarded NMi approval, allowing it to be operated as a live enforcement system. Average speed, or P2P enforcement is becoming an increasingly important
PACTS (Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety) recently held a Speed Summit and subsequently published a report covering interventions that are known to work in improving road safety and casualty reduction. The report includes information around the 2016 RAC Foundation research into average speed, along with a report into the effectiveness of
Jenoptik Traffic Solutions UK will be attending the Traffex show, introducing the innovative new VECTOR SR system, alongside their full range of advanced ANPR solutions. Jenoptik will be showing a wide range of current and future technologies, including
Jenoptik Traffic Solutions UK (a part of the Jenoptik Group) has acquired all shares in ESSA Technology, a UK software developer specialising in Police and enforcement back office solutions. ESSA Technology interface real time vehicle information with operators’ data and objectives, through the use of powerful data mining and analysis tools.
Lancashire chooses SPECS3 VECTOR average speed enforcement cameras from Jenoptik for eight routes through the county.
Eight routes where thirteen people have lost their lives in road accidents in almost six years (01/01/2011 to 01/10/2016) are being targeted in a bid to cut down on the number of casualties. The routes across Lancashire have seen a total of four hundred and six casualties with sixty two people suffering serious or life changing injuries since 2011.
SPECS average speed enforcement cameras contribute to two prestigious Prince Michael International Road Safety Awards.
Two routes that have previously been given the title of “most dangerous” roads have this week scooped awards for their significant casualty reductions. Jenoptik Traffic Solutions UK supplied SPECS cameras to both the A9 Safety Group and the A537 Cat and Fiddle, contributing to the road safety improvements recognised by the judging panel.
Independent research proves that SPECS average speed cameras significantly reduce casualties wherever they are used.
The RAC Foundation, supported by Road Safety Analysis has recently published results from a detailed study into the effectiveness of average speed cameras, looking at 25 years of data covering dozens of UK routes. Significant casualty reductions are seen where average speed enforcement has been used, with SPECS cameras supplied by JENOPTIK
VECTOR LX is a Red Light Enforcement system to detect and enforce red light offences at level crossings, developed by Vysionics for Network Rail. Level crossings account for the majority of public fatalities that occur on the rail network, so Network Rail undertook a development project to reduce this risk through a number of targeted measures.
The A9 Safety Group has won the CIHT John Smart Road Safety Award, for a range of interventions along more than 200km of carriageway, including the implementation of 50 SPECS3 average speed cameras, supplied by Vysionics. The A9 SPECS3 installation has been in operation since October 2014, and is already delivering impressive changes
Visit us on stand B22, together with Jenoptik Traffic Solutions. Vysionics are long established as leaders in ANPR and average speed enforcement technology, with TRAFFEX being the perfect opportunity to showcase our latest solutions. Following our acquisition by Jenoptik in November 2014 visitors will be able to
A 220km long SPECS average speed enforcement scheme on the A9, Scotland, is already delivering fewer casualties, improved journey reliability and better driver behaviour. A Vysionics supplied point to point enforcement system was installed between Dunblane and Inverness, covering 220 kilometres of road along
A SPECS average speed camera scheme has won a Prince Michael International Road Safety Award, for a highly effective casualty reduction scheme on the A614 in Nottinghamshire. The Vysionics supplied average speed enforcement scheme was implemented to reduce the number of people killed or seriously injured on the A614
The international leader in enforcement technology has bought Vysionics, the UK based ANPR and average speed enforcement experts. This acquisition by Jenoptik opens a new chapter for Vysionics, with a strong parent company allowing further expansion into international markets as well as well as introducing a range of new
SPECS3 VECTOR has now achieved Home Office Type Approval (HOTA) and can be used for the enforcement of average speed offences. SPECS3 VECTOR is the latest addition to the highly successful SPECS family of averagespeed enforcement devices. Unlike earlier SPECS platforms, SPECS3 VECTOR is a fully integrated camera unit
A SPECS average speed camera scheme (the first ever contract awarded through the GPS Traffic Management Technology framework) is delivering real benefits to the A614 in Nottinghamshire. In January 2012, Nottinghamshire County Council ordered a SPECS3 average speed enforcement solution from Vysionics ITS for the A614