Many councils are faced with a problem
which is all too familiar to local authorities across the country, how to reduce
the speed of traffic without the need for expensive road layout changes or tying
up valuable police resource.
The Suilvision solution gives drivers a reminder that they are
in a casualty reduction zone. The system includes a Variable Activated Sign
(VAS) which has the ability to display a vehicle registration number as well as
provide a reminder to the driver that they are exceeding the speed limit and
should slow down.
The VAS is situated approximately 100 metres along the road
from the HD ANPR camera. The camera is triggered by Radar which then transmits a
wireless signal to the VAS which in turn illuminates the speed roundel and
displays the vehicle registration number.
The whole system is
designed to be quickly installed utilising a cabinet based pole for the camera
and a smaller signal pole for the sign. Both parts simply require a mains power
supply and ideally located on the footway or similar. The camera and sign are
linked by radio transmitter.
In addition through the remote 3G communications the council
have access to all the data gathered by the system including average speeds,
particular vehicle speeds, individual repeat offenders to name but a