The recent F1 Monaco Grand Prix certainly raised a few talking points, not least the comments of former world champion Kimi Raikkonen. He was less than amused by the manoeuvres of Sergio Perez which resulted in Raikkonen gaining a puncture and dropping down five places after the two drivers made contact.
Post race when asked whether other drivers should talk to Perez regarding his aggressive driving which had affected other drivers thr… Read more
Transport for London is preparing for a major expansion of speed and red light camera coverage on the capital’s roads, including the possible installation of average speed cameras on four busy radial roads.
The proposals would see camera coverage increase from 250 miles of road to about 470. With London currently having about 900 digital and wet film cameras on its roads and with new ones springing up all over the place we thought now wo… Read more
The SpeedSpike Camera System
Following the recent announcement that trials of the Siemens SafeZone system were underway, we have recently learnt that anther new intelligent speed monitoring system is hitting our streets in the coming months – the SpeedSpike camera.
The SpeedSpike camera is a ‘distance over time speed enforcement system’ and gained Government Type Approval earlier this year. It is currently being install… Read more
With winter upon us, we thought we would share with you some of our top tips for staying safe on the roads. With the weather becoming colder, and sunlight hours fewer, it is important that you are prepared for any journey you set out on.
It’s no surprise that road traffic incidents increase over the winter months, due to the more hazardous driving conditions. November constantly sees the biggest average increase in road traf… Read more
We are pleased to announce that the Road Angel Gem has been judged the ‘Best Speed Camera Detection System’, at Mobile Electronic News’ In Car Electronics (ICE) awards event. Announced at the awards dinner in London on the 7th of November, not only did Gem win first prize, the Pogo Alert+ scooped second prize. As both products are manufactured by Road Angel Group, we are proud to have the UK’s two top safety camera alert systems avail… Read more
It’s been over six months since we launched Road Angel Gem, and following feedback from customers, we have been hard at work developing new features and alerts that you would like to see on the product. So far we have released updates to the laser and power handling, as well as improvements to the over-speed function.
We are now in final testing of a number of additional enhancements, which include the introduction of two new alerts (red lig… Read more
Road Angel Group Ltd, the UK’s leader in the provision of safety camera and blackspot warning systems for motorists, today announced that it has acquired RoadPilot Ltd, and also acquired certain assets and licences including the Pogo brand, from Origin Technologies Ltd.
The acquisitions combine two of the leaders in the ‘safety camera locator’ market, and provide Road Angel with the ability to provide safety camera and blackspo… Read more
With speed camera numbers set to rise by almost 50% next year the question is, are you going to face a penalty fine sometime soon?
With 21 partnerships nationwide having confirmed that they intend to embark on a comprehensive renewal programme of their speed cameras over the next 2-5 years, four of these partnerships – Cheshire, Norfolk & Suffolk, Northants and Nottinghamshire – have said that they expect the number of prosecu… Read more
Since the introduction of the first fixed speed camera 20 years ago, these ‘road safety’ systems have developed from glorified Kodak cameras on a pole, to sophisticated multi-camera systems that monitor average speeds over many miles, using infrared night-time vision. And just when we thought we had seen it all, along comes the SafeZone™ system from Siemens.
SafeZone Speed Camera
Also known as the SICORE average speed camera, th… Read more
This year, the humble speed camera celebrates its 20th anniversary in the UK. Ever since the first Gatso was switched on (facing westbound on the A316 over Twickenham bridge in Surrey), their purpose has been hotly debated. This article takes a brief look at this controversial technology, and some of the arguments for and against their use.
The powers that be have always touted speed cameras as a device to slow drivers down when approaching… Read more