Speed Watch Exercise - Dewsbury Road, Rastrick / Elland

West Yorkshire Police carried out a ‘Speed Watch’ exercise at the above location, on Thursday 15th August 2019 between the hours of 15.20 and 18.20 Hrs.

The volume of traffic along this stretch of road was high and vehicle counts at peak time revealed that as many as 1800 to 2000 vehicles per hour rate were passing the checkpoint, which made it impossible to log the speeds of all vehicles.



Both sides of the road between the Sun Inn and Methodist Chapel – 30 MPH Zone

Weather: - Sunny, dry and bright.

Police Support Staff, deployed on the exercise:

PCSO 082 Nick Manse, PCSO 743 Matt Hurst & Steven Beasley (PSV 161440)


For full details please see attached document


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