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30 drivers get tickets in East Oxford

Oxford Mail: Thames Valley Police Thames Valley Police

A police speed check in Morrell Avenue, East Oxford, on Thursday night landed 30 drivers with a speeding ticket.

Thames Valley Police said one was doing 40mph in the 20mph and another was a learner without L plates driving two children without their seatbelts.

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10:05am Sat 12 Jul 14

HomerSimpsonDoh says...

Is Morrell Avenue and St Giles the only 20mph roads in Oxford? Oh no, their the easiest roads to catch motorists, nothing to do with safety.
Is Morrell Avenue and St Giles the only 20mph roads in Oxford? Oh no, their the easiest roads to catch motorists, nothing to do with safety. HomerSimpsonDoh
  • Score: -12

11:23am Sat 12 Jul 14

howardl says...

Was going to post similar...it's always always St Giles & Morrell Av.
Come around cowley...90% do not stick to 20....oh no, that'll be too much work.
Was going to post similar...it's always always St Giles & Morrell Av. Come around cowley...90% do not stick to 20....oh no, that'll be too much work. howardl
  • Score: 1

12:54pm Sat 12 Jul 14

Andrew:Oxford says...

HomerSimpsonDoh wrote:
Is Morrell Avenue and St Giles the only 20mph roads in Oxford? Oh no, their the easiest roads to catch motorists, nothing to do with safety.
If you focus on the same place long enough, it helps to reinforce the speed limit.

I'm sure in time most 20mph zones in Oxford, where drivers undestand they have a personal easement, will be subject to monitoring.
[quote][p][bold]HomerSimpsonDoh[/bold] wrote: Is Morrell Avenue and St Giles the only 20mph roads in Oxford? Oh no, their the easiest roads to catch motorists, nothing to do with safety.[/p][/quote]If you focus on the same place long enough, it helps to reinforce the speed limit. I'm sure in time most 20mph zones in Oxford, where drivers undestand they have a personal easement, will be subject to monitoring. Andrew:Oxford
  • Score: 1

1:28pm Sat 12 Jul 14

howardl says...

Andrew:Oxford wrote:
HomerSimpsonDoh wrote:
Is Morrell Avenue and St Giles the only 20mph roads in Oxford? Oh no, their the easiest roads to catch motorists, nothing to do with safety.
If you focus on the same place long enough, it helps to reinforce the speed limit.

I'm sure in time most 20mph zones in Oxford, where drivers undestand they have a personal easement, will be subject to monitoring.
I wont hold my breath.
[quote][p][bold]Andrew:Oxford[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]HomerSimpsonDoh[/bold] wrote: Is Morrell Avenue and St Giles the only 20mph roads in Oxford? Oh no, their the easiest roads to catch motorists, nothing to do with safety.[/p][/quote]If you focus on the same place long enough, it helps to reinforce the speed limit. I'm sure in time most 20mph zones in Oxford, where drivers undestand they have a personal easement, will be subject to monitoring.[/p][/quote]I wont hold my breath. howardl
  • Score: 3

4:43am Sun 13 Jul 14

The New Private Eye says...

The little confidence that I had left in The Police has now totally gone. This is a pure and simple money making exersize because the chief of the road Police previously stated that the 20mph zones in Oxford contribute nothing to road safety. They have created a them and us society, I if saw a copper getting a kicking I would close my eyes and walk the other way now.
The little confidence that I had left in The Police has now totally gone. This is a pure and simple money making exersize because the chief of the road Police previously stated that the 20mph zones in Oxford contribute nothing to road safety. They have created a them and us society, I if saw a copper getting a kicking I would close my eyes and walk the other way now. The New Private Eye
  • Score: -9

9:45am Sun 13 Jul 14

Harsh@home says...

Break the law, get caught, get fined. Get over it!!
Break the law, get caught, get fined. Get over it!! Harsh@home
  • Score: 13

7:01pm Sun 13 Jul 14

tinsel84 says...

I for one would support a 70 limit on St Giles
I for one would support a 70 limit on St Giles tinsel84
  • Score: -8

1:41am Mon 14 Jul 14

Neonlights says...

Meanwhile Friday evening had countless cyclists with no lights or reflectors on their bikes. I also saw 3 bikes each carrying two people.
3 police cars parked along Cowley Rd at different places and not one cyclist got stopped.

Now if I'd have driven along Cowley Rd without my headlights on, and 10 people in the back of the car I would have got stopped and prosecuted for it.
Meanwhile Friday evening had countless cyclists with no lights or reflectors on their bikes. I also saw 3 bikes each carrying two people. 3 police cars parked along Cowley Rd at different places and not one cyclist got stopped. Now if I'd have driven along Cowley Rd without my headlights on, and 10 people in the back of the car I would have got stopped and prosecuted for it. Neonlights
  • Score: -9

7:54am Tue 15 Jul 14

Marco00 says...

The New Private Eye wrote:
The little confidence that I had left in The Police has now totally gone. This is a pure and simple money making exersize because the chief of the road Police previously stated that the 20mph zones in Oxford contribute nothing to road safety. They have created a them and us society, I if saw a copper getting a kicking I would close my eyes and walk the other way now.
Then, if that is your attitude, you deserve everything you get if ever you need help..............
[quote][p][bold]The New Private Eye[/bold] wrote: The little confidence that I had left in The Police has now totally gone. This is a pure and simple money making exersize because the chief of the road Police previously stated that the 20mph zones in Oxford contribute nothing to road safety. They have created a them and us society, I if saw a copper getting a kicking I would close my eyes and walk the other way now.[/p][/quote]Then, if that is your attitude, you deserve everything you get if ever you need help.............. Marco00
  • Score: 0
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