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For the purpose of this dissertation, I will be evaluating:Procedures implemented to improve road traffic management. Laws enforced to target road traffic offences. Technologies that have been put into effect to tackle road traffic offences

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Critical Evaluation of enforcements utilised to reduce road traffic offences Introduction For the purpose of this dissertation, I will be evaluating: Procedures implemented to improve road traffic management. Laws enforced to target road traffic offences. Technologies that have been put into effect to tackle road traffic offences, how these technologies operate and the affects that they have had on the statistics. Aims * To provide a clear understanding of the various approaches used to tackle road traffic offences. * Look into the latest road traffic technology and explain their use. * How procedures enforced have deterred road traffic offenders. * Study the law of road traffic offences. * To provide a critical analysis of the procedures, laws and technologies * Weaknesses within the system that can be addressed Objectives Discuss procedures that have been put into place and their effects. To provide a description of procedures that has been taken up by cities to tackle road traffic and offences. To put forward the strengths and weaknesses of these procedures and how they may be improved. An example: congestion charges in London, and which may also be implemented in Birmingham, should other major cities also take this approach? Identify the power the law enforcement has on road traffic offenders. Provide a clear understanding of the laws enforced to tackle road offenders. ...read more.

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Core Issues In Policing, Frank Leishman, Barry loveday, Stephen Savage, 2nd Edition 2000, Published by Pearson Education Limited This book is written an edited by nationally and internationally academic specialists and senior police officers. It contains information on criminology and criminal justice. The book contains cutting edge issues and focuses future policing, but I believe there is room for improvement on the road traffic issues. I have visited the following websites using the google search engine: http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/photo_enforcement/redspeed/ http://www.roadtraffic-technology.com/contractors/photo_enforcement/gatsometer/ http://www.dft.gov.uk/stellent/groups/dft_rdsafety/documents/downloadable/dft_rdsafety_028168.doc http://www.lawontheweb.co.uk/motoringnews.htm http://www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,2-1750804,00.html http://www.legalday.co.uk/current/roadtraffic.htm From viewing the facilities that Athens has to offer and the extent of the information, I have found that this is a reliable source to use. Therefore I have decided that I shal be using Athens for electronic journals and articles. Background I shall investigate into all aspects of road traffic offences including statistics over the years. I shall also look into how technology and law enforcements have influenced the offence rates. I shall explore into these changes discover the reasons for the variations, this will be critically investigated to establish a realistic reason for the alterations. There is a diverse selection on the types of Road traffic Technology that are used and they all have a purpose, which play a vital part in bringing the offenders to justice. ...read more.

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Qualitative cannot easily be measured but reflects some quality of what is being observed. Qualitative can involve in scanning an picking out certain key words or phrases. It can generate hypothesis to observe relationships and conclusions. There are other methods that I have thought about but not considered such as focus groups, participants or case studies Chapter Plan In my Introduction I will be giving a brief of what my project is about and what aspects I will be looking into. My literature review will mention where I will be obtaining my information from such as libraries direct information from companies dealing with information technology or the police website to obtain up-to-date information. In my research methodology it will have information of what methods I will be using to obtain the information. Conclusion Information Technology is a key factor to making roads safer, technology not only protects but also deters drivers not to break the law. I will be visiting or getting information through post of different types of road traffic technologies used at present and future. My next step will be to get as much information on road traffic technology such as literature from journals and books. I have set myself a realistic time scale to complete my dissertation so I have adequate time available so I can double check an make necessary improvements where needed. ?? ?? ?? ?? 1 Mohammed Imran Haris BSC(Hons) 02/12/05 Dissertation Proposal ...read more.

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