New Speed Camera begins enforcement on Stoneyholm Road, Kilbirnie


Safety Cameras Scotland will begin enforcing on Stoneyholm Road, Kilbirnie next week due to a concerning numbers of injury collision on this stretch of road as a result of speeding. The new fixed camera should encourage motorists to lower their speeds in an effort to reduce road casualties.

The location was highlighted as a result of 8 injury collisions over a 4 year period. Further speed surveys showed that over 47% of traffic was travelling above the 30mph speed limit.

Numerous concerns relating to speeding at this location have been raised with North Ayrshire Council and Police Scotland in recent years by the local community. In a bid to reduce traffic speeds North Ayrshire Council introduced additional road signage and road markings, however this has not remedied the situation.

Alan Bowater, West Safety Camera Manager said; ‘Drivers should be reminded that wherever you see one of our cameras it’s indicating that this area has a history of speed related collisions. People have been seriously injured or killed because of speeding. Driving can be unpredictable, but you can make a choice to reduce your speed and make the roads safer for everyone. The camera on Stoneyholm Road should influence drivers to make better decisions regarding their speed, for the safety of all road users. ‘

A spokesperson for North Ayrshire Council added “North Ayrshire Council support the installation of a fixed speed camera on Stoneyholm Road, Kilbirnie.  The installation will play a key role in enhancing road safety, providing a safer environment to the benefit of the local community.”  

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