A speed survey was carried out on the A701 Dumfries – Edinburgh Road near to “The Knowe”, Hidden Corner, Moffat on Friday 15th April 2016.
The roadway at this location is subject to a 40 mph speed limit.
This survey was carried out in respect of eastbound traffic by means of the Tele-Traffic SpeedAlert Vehicle Activated trailer between the times of 10:29 and 15:51 – a total of 5 hours 21 mins.
The following notable speeds were recorded.
Highest Speed 58.0 mph
Average Speed 32.3 mph
85th percentile Speed 37.0 mph
90th percentile Speed 38.0 mph
50th percentile Speed 32.0 mph
The following analysis details those vehicles recorded as travelling at or in excess of 40 mph within this limit.
In total there was an estimated 8 vehicles recorded travelling east at a speed of 50mph or greater. Analysis of the peak times when these speeds were recorded is as follows:
The majority of vehicles travelling at 50mph or greater were detected between 12:15 and 13:15.