Connecting the Central Belt and the North East of Scotland, the A90 is a crucial part of the strategic trunk road network. Around 23,000 vehicles use the A90 every day, carrying a mix of commuter, freight and agricultural traffic and serving the cities, towns, and villages along its route.
Average speed cameras (ASC) on the A90 between Dundee and Stonehaven have encouraged a significant improvement in driver behaviour.
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Average speed cameras became operational on the A90 between Dundee and Stonehaven on 31 October 2017, replacing the existing fixed and mobile enforcement strategy.
We know the significant outcomes that average speed cameras can deliver from our experience on the A9 and A77, and can expect the system between Dundee and Stonehaven to realise a range of improvements, including:
We don’t want your money: Our evidence is showing that average speed cameras on the A90 are encouraging better speed limit compliance. This leads to fewer camera detections and ultimately fewer fines for road users.
The 50 mile section of the A90 between Dundee and Stonehaven is a dual carriageway subject to the national speed limit with the exception of approximately a half mile section around the A937 junction with the A90 south of Laurencekirk, where the speed limit is 50mph.
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Sustained improvements in driver behaviour have been delivered since the installation of average speed cameras on the A77 and the A9. The latest figures show:
A9 (Dunblane – Inverness)
A77 (Symington – Girvan)
‘A steady reduction in the numbers of those killed and those seriously injured, with the ultimate vision of a future where no-one is killed on Scotland’s roads, and the injury rate is much reduced’
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