Speed Sign Report – June 2019

Speed Sign Report – June 2019

The report attached is produced from the data recorded by the signs. There are two different types of report formats as we are using two different types of sign from different manufacturers.

The Reports are from the 2 May – 3 June 2019.

Data Analysis

Holywell – A192 beside The Paddock (30 MPH Speed Limit) – The average speed of vehicles passing this sign is 29.6 MPH.  85% of vehicles are travelling up to or slower than 33 MPH.  The maximum speed recorded was 69 MPH.

Seaton Delaval – Elsdon Avenue Shops (20 MPH Speed Limit) – The average speed of vehicles passing this sign is 20 MPH.  85% of vehicles are travelling up to or slower than 26 MPH.  The maximum speed recorded was 61 MPH.

New Hartley – Bristol Street (20 MPH Speed Limit) – The average speed of vehicles passing this sign is 21 MPH.  85% of vehicles are travelling up to or slower than 26 MPH.  The maximum speed recorded was 62 MPH.

New Hartley – St Michael’s Avenue (20 MPH Speed Limit) – The average speed of vehicles passing this sign is 21 MPH.  85% of vehicles are travelling up to or slower than 26 MPH.  The maximum speed recorded was 53 MPH.

Seaton Delaval – A190 Avenue Head (30 MPH Speed Limit) – The average speed of vehicles passing this sign is 36 MPH.  85% of vehicles are travelling up to or slower than 45 MPH.  The maximum speed recorded was 107 MPH.

Seghill – A190 Avenue Road beside Burnlea Gardens (30 MPH Speed Limit) – The average speed of vehicles passing this sign is 29 MPH.  85% of vehicles are travelling up to or slower than 32 MPH.  The maximum speed recorded was 75 MPH

Seghill – A190 Annitsford Road (30 MPH Speed Limit) – The average speed of vehicles passing this sign is 36 MPH.  85% of vehicles are travelling up to or slower than 45 MPH.  The maximum speed recorded was 119 MPH

Seaton Sluice – A193 Links Road (30 MPH Speed Limit) – The average speed of vehicles passing this sign is 30 MPH.  85% of vehicles are travelling up to or slower than 34 MPH.  The maximum speed recorded was 70 MPH

Seaton Sluice – B1325 Hartley Lane (30 MPH Speed Limit) – The average speed of vehicles passing this sign is 28 MPH.  85% of vehicles are travelling up to or slower than 33 MPH.  The maximum speed recorded was 63 MPH

Conclusion

The reports show that a majority of drivers are observing the speed limits and average speed is below the enforceable limit.  In locations where the speed limit is 20 MPH, this speed reduction has resulted in drivers reducing their average speeds.

This report is shared with Northumbria Police and Northumberland County Council.