In January 2011, the RAC Foundation published a report on the “Effectiveness of Speed Cameras”, and widely promoted it under the headline “Cameras Save Lives”.

The Association of British Drivers (ABD) has reviewed the evidence in that report, and has come to exactly the opposite conclusion. Our analysis of the RAC report (which was authored by Professor Richard Allsop), shows that much of the information presented is misleading, that there is no certainty at all about the impact of speed cameras, and that much of the contrary evidence has simply been ignored.

Read our full analysis here: A review of the Effectiveness of Speed Cameras [pdf 213k]