§ 66. Viscount CURZON
asked the Home Secretary how many controls were instituted for detection of offences against the speed limit in the Metropolitan police area between a.m on 27th November, 1920, and p.m. on 29th November, 1920 how many police officers were employed, and with what result; whether any control was instituted for the detection of driving to the common danger in the same period; how many police officers were employed, and with what result; whether any case of dangerous driving was reported by police employed on ordinary or point duty during the same period; and were any police employed mounted on motor cycles during the same period?
§ Mr. SHORTT
During the period a.m. 27th November to p.m. 29th November, six controls were instituted to detect offences against the speed limit, three officers were employed and six cases reported for prosecution. Two controls were operated to detect cases of dangerous driving, two officers being employed, and three such cases were reported. Two cases of dangerous driving were reported by police on ordinary duty, and two by police on point duty. A number of police were employed mounted on motor cycles, but not on traffic duties.