Posted: Fri 29th Jan 2016

Your Voice: Traffic Operation – Argoed and Penmaen

news.wales / newyddion.cymru
This article is old - Published: Friday, Jan 29th, 2016

Officers have been out in the Argoed and Penmaen areas this week conducting traffic operations. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

Local residents in these areas have raised concerns about traffic offences, most specifically speeding, through the Your Voice process, and as a result it has been set as a policing priority. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

On Wednesday (27th January) officers conducted traffic checks on The Rhiw and B4251, Oakdale Terrace, Penmaen, and on Abernant Road, Argoed. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

On The Rhiw, which is signposted as an access only road, 15 vehicles were stopped and drivers were given verbal and written warnings. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

On the B4251, Oakdale Terrace 100 vehicles were speed checked and the average speed recorded was 23 mph. The speed limit is 30mph. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

On Abernant Road 100 vehicles were speed checked. A number of vehicles were stopped and drivers received verbal warnings, however, the average speed recorded was 27 mph. The speed limit is 30mph. ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​

If you have concerns about speeding in your area, please contact your local Neighbourhood Policing Team. Contact details can be found on our website: www.gwent.police.uk ‌​‌​‌​​​‍‌​‌​​‌‌‌‍‌​‌‌​​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌‌​​



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