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New body cameras are a "positive step"

A lollipop man who patrols the road outside the Monks Abbey Primary School in Lincoln says the new body cameras are a "positive step" towards making children's lives safer.

The crossing he patrols was recently branded 'the most dangerous in the country'.

This comes at the start of Road Safety Week and a campaign called 'GO 20' has been launched today to urge drivers to slow down in residential and community areas.

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Signs put up near 'the most dangerous crossing in the country'

Signs have been displayed around the school Credit: ITV Central

Signs have been displayed on roads near a school in Lincoln, after the crossing was recently branded 'the most dangerous in the country'.

Body cameras are being fitted to lollipop men at the Monks Abbey Primary School and recording will go live from today following recent collisions and accidents.

'GO 20' speeding campaign launched

A campaign is being launched today at the start of Road Safety Week appealing to drivers and authorities across the West Midlands to 'GO 20'.

Brake, the road safety charity, is appealing to drivers to slow down to 20mph or below in communities.

The charity is also calling for widespread 20mph speed limits in built up areas.

'GO 20' benefits:

  • Fewer casualties
  • More walking and cycling
  • More active, happier communities
  • Less pollution
  • Lower public spending

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Cameras fitted to lollipop men in Lincoln

A lollipop man at the crossing to Monks Abbey Primary School Credit: ITV Central

Body cameras are being fitted to lollipop men at a school in Lincoln, after the crossing was recently branded 'the most dangerous in the county'.

One of the lollipop men at the Monks Abbey Primary School has been hit by cars on three seperate occassions. The cameras will start recording from today.

This comes at the start of Road Safety Week, where Brake – the road safety charity, is appealing to drivers to slow down to 20mph or below in residential areas.

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