A Sharp Focus on CCTV

On 8th March 2011 By

By Heather Brook


As the major political parties jostle for position in the run-up to the general election, it’s clear that the way the next government monitors and controls information about us will fundamentally shape British society in the next decades.

Both the Blair and Brown administrations have pursued policies […]

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A consultation on a new code of practice governing the use of CCTV and Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) systems has been launched, Crime Prevention Minister James Brokenshire announced yesterday.

Members of the public and operators of these systems can have their say on a range of proposals to make […]

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Greater Manchester Police have released CCTV footage of a drunk driver who launched a savage attack on a police officer. James Leonard Forrester, born 29/7/1977, of no fixed address, admitted Section 18 assault (using violence to escape lawful custody) and drink driving. On Tuesday 22 February 2011, he was sentenced to three-years […]

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Drivers have failed to heed the warnings on the use of mobile phones while driving – despite growing evidence of crashes being caused by driver inattention.

The Association of Chief Police Officers in Scotland (ACPOS) coordinates several campaigns during the year to educate road users of the risks involved in driving […]

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European Road Traffic Law

On 3rd March 2011 By


We would consider the blood/alcohol limit in Germany to be zero. Actually it is 0.5mg/ml and this is for any trace elements of alcohol left in your system.

If you break this law expect suspension for up to three months even for a first time offence. In England you face a 12 month ban […]

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