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Speed awareness campaign starts

The fixed penalty notice for speeding is now £100 Credit: Ben Birchall/PA Archive/Press Association Images

North Wales Police says motorists who risk lives by speeding are being targeted as part of a week-long campaign.

The crackdown is taking place as part of the European-wide initiative.

The TISPOL (European Traffic Police Network) campaign sees forces conducting random speed checks.

Sustrans: "more 20mph zones will make streets safer"

Matt Hemsley, from sustainable transport charity Sustrans ,says the the Assembly should make the introduction of more speed restrictions part of future policy.

"Slower speeds limits really encourage people to get out and walk and cycle, which is really good for their health" he says.

"Fast-moving traffic in communities really puts people off".

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