National Highways issues body cameras after abuse of staff


 

Body-worn cameras have been issued to National Highways traffic staff following hundreds of incidents of assault and abuse against them, including an HGV driver using his vehicle to intimidate an officer. It said there had been 214 recorded incidents between January 2020 and 2021, despite the impact of Covid lockdowns on traffic numbers. A national rollout of the cameras began last year at a cost of £500,000 and was completed in February. National Highways said studies showed the presence of […]