Automatic Distance/Time Speedmeter Handbook (Second Edition) Provisional
- Published: Home Office Scientific Development Branch, 2005
- Authors: Dr S R Lewis
- Date Added: 15 Mar 2013
- Last Update: 15 Mar 2013
To describe the technical requirements in order to achieve type approval for new Distance/Speedmeter Devices for police use in theUK.
The document summarises the procedure which must be followed by equipment manufacturers.
Road traffic law now facilitates the introduction of new methods of speed detection, especially those that permit automatic and unattended detection by using a camera to record the offending motorist.
This is one of a series of handbooks which contain a description of the technical requirements to be met for consideration of type-approval of certain types of speedmeter which are prescribed devices for the purposes of the road traffic legislation.
The handbooks are intended to be a reference for manufacturers wishing to develop or sell existing products to the police service inGreat Britain.
The handbooks contain not only a list of technical requirements but also guidance on methods of measurement, construction requirements and the procedures to be followed in seeking type approval.
This handbook covers speedmeters which automatically measure average speed from the time taken to travel between two positions a known distance apart.
Type approval, Distance/Time Speedmeters, Average speed cameras.
Performance and procedural requirements rather than a research document.