Speed Check Services

SCS was created in 1999 to bring the SPECS safety camera system to the road safety market. Today, SCS is one of the UK's foremost providers of intelligent transport solutions for the road traffic market sector, and remains the sole provider of digital average speed enforcement to Police and highways authorities.



History

Early 1990s
- Work started to develop origination/destination surveying tools using Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) cameras. The resulting technology was used to develop a speed measurement system, which was then taken through Home Office Type Approvals (HOTA).

April 1999 - SPECS (or SVDD) received UK Home Office Type Approval on 3rd April 1999.

SCS Ltd was incorporated, and formally launched to take SPECS Digital Average Speed technology to market.

April 2005 - SPECS3 enters the UK Home Office Type Approval process.

December 2009 - SPECS3 Home Office Type Approval is achieved.

March 2010 - Development funding secured from private equity firm LDC to accelerate expansion policy.



Market Areas

Benefiting from our specialist experience and technology toolkit, SCS can offer consultants, operators and government agencies a wide range of standard or customised solutions in the following areas:

• SPECS at Roadworks
• Permanent SPECS
• Integrated ANPR solutions

SCS are experts in the field of Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR), speed management, vehicle classification and flow monitoring, digital image capture, enforcement processing and have pedigree in researching and designing innovative systems, and taking new technology through the rigours of Home Office Type Approval.

SCS is wholly independent and is able to advise on and integrate best-of-breed products to provide optimum results.

Working in partnership with clients from a range of disciplines, we deliver turnkey projects and provide ongoing support and maintenance throughout the life of the contract.

Solutions using technology to provide Speed Enforcement, Vehicle Access Control, Moving Vehicle Offence Detection, Journey Time Information, Vehicle Classification and more are all available to be adopted to enable the best use of our road network.

Speed Check Services
SCS was created in 1999 to bring the SPECS safety camera system to the road safety
market. Today, SCS is the global leader in average speed enforcement solutions
and one of the UK's foremost providers of intelligent transport solutions for the
road traffic market sector.