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Laser Speed Meter

Volume 451: debated on Monday 30 October 2006

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will submit the LTI20.20 laser speed meter for independent testing. (95953)

The LTI 20.20 has been through the usual testing by an independent test house against specifications set and published by the Home Office scientific development branch. We have no plans for further independent testing.

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many prosecutions for speeding have been brought as a result of readings from (a) the LTI20.20 laser speed meter and (b) other laser speed meters in each year since 1995. (95985)

Information held centrally on prosecutions for speeding offences detected by camera does not distinguish between the different types of camera used.