Category Archives: Speed Watch

SAM2 data, Community Speed Watch, and other initiatives to tackle speeding in our village.

Stalham Road Speed Limit

Hoveton Parish Council has been contacted by a number of local residents who would like to request a reduction in the speed limit for part of the A1151 Stalham Road. At present, once Stalham Road’s 30mph zone ends shortly after … Continue reading

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Help Us Stamp Out Speeding

Hoveton Parish Council is often contacted by local residents with concerns about speeding traffic or road safety. In response to residents’ concerns, your Parish Council is currently looking for enough local volunteers to form a Community Speed Watch team. Community … Continue reading

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SAM2 Data (September 2019)

In September 2019, the speeds of more than 150,000 vehicles were recorded by HPC’s SAM2 device on Stalham Road. The unit monitored outgoing traffic and was calibrated to 30mph, as per the official speed limit for this stretch of road. … Continue reading

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SAM2 Data (August 2019)

During August, our SAM2 sign was again placed on Stalham Road, but this time tracking traffic leaving the village. The speed limit on this section of road is 40mph. Of the 154,000 vehicles that passed the sign, less than 7% … Continue reading

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SAM2 Data (July 2019)

Interesting results from the much-discussed deployment of Hoveton Parish Council’s SAM2 sign on Stalham Road in July. Over a four-week period, more than 170,000 vehicles were detected. The speed limit on this stretch of road is 40mph. Only 6% of … Continue reading

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