Community Speed Watch restarts its work

At the end of 2019 SAFER took delivery of a Morelock ‘Speed Indicating Device’ (SID) for use by the SAFER Community Speed Watch team. Now all the team have been trained in the monitoring and recording of traffic speeds in line with Thames Valley Police guidelines....

OCC start sign repair programme

In 2019 SAFER surveyed all the road traffic signs in Stonesfield and provided OCC with a list of those needing repair. Laughton Hill Sign 2019 SAFER have continued to follow up this with OCC and are pleased that OCC have now started the promised programme of repair /...

New signage in Stonesfield

A new road traffic sign appear on Laughton Hill last week. Following comments made by residents in the Stonesfield survey in 2018, SAFER have been working with Oxfordshire County Council (OOC) to improve road safety in the village. Last year, having cleaned existing...

New Boot Street mirror

The Boot St / Laughton Hill mirror was damaged in a fit of Halloween ‘festivities’, having been there for over six months. Now SAFER have installed a new and improved mirror, paid for by the Parish Council. Hopefully this will last considerably longer, providing...

Speedwatch checks continue

SAFER have continued the programme of speed checks on Laughton Hill, Woodstock Road and other main Stonesfield roads during the summer. The presence of high-viz jacketed SAFER team appeared to have a calming effect on drivers as, to date, very few vehicles have been...

Community Speed Watch

Now that Oxfordshire County Council have completed their traffic survey (see separate article for details) SAFER started the Community Speed Watch (CSW) traffic recording using the Traffic Technology radar purchased by Stonesfield Parish Council. This is the equipment...

OCC traffic volume / speed survey

On 19th June, Oxfordshire County Council (OCC) installed four speed / volume measuring devices at locations requested by SAFER. Each location was at least 50m within the 30mph zone . The devices recorded traffic volume and speed, in each direction, on a 24hour basis....

Traffic Survey in Stonesfield

Oxfordshire County Council, at the request of SAFER / Stonesfield Parish Council, have installed four traffic survey devices in Stonesfield (see above). These will record traffic volume and speeds in both directions at each point, 24hour a day. The devices will remain...

Community Speed Watch preparation

SAFER preparations for Community Speed Watch are underway. The Parish Council has bought all the necessary equipment. Thames Valley Police have trained the initial group of volunteers on how to conduct the monitoring and report offending vehicles. Whilst these checks...

Boot Street mirror

A team from SAFER today installed a mirror at the Boot Street / Laughton Hill junction. It has been located so those exiting Boot Street have some warning of vehicles approaching up the hill and equally those coming up the hill are aware of vehicles in Boot Street....