EVERY day vehicles travelling down Prescot Road from Dunriding Lane towards the town centre are regularly travelling well in excess of the 30mph speed limit.

Yet there are no speed cameras to catch offenders – nor do I ever see police out doing speed checks.

In fact, I can’t remember the last time I did see one.

I would like to know why it is the case that on a main road in a built-up area where fatal accidents have occurred, the most recent being that of Violet Grace, there are no speed cameras?

I have just recently been caught on a camera in Cumbria doing 1mph, yes, 1MPH! over the allowable limit in a 40mph short stretch of road that is a rural main road.

I have no quarrel with that, I just didn’t slow down quick enough. My question for our council and Merseyside Police is: why isn’t something being done to address the situation with speeding on Prescot Road or do we have to wait until someone else gets killed?

Terry Broughton, via sthelensstar.co.uk