North West 200 influx sees speed cameras deployed on A77 and A75

The North West 200 is the largest annual sporting event in Northern Ireland, with the race weekend attracting over 150,000 visitors from all over the world[1].  

The celebration of biking will see many motorcyclists travelling through the West of Scotland, enroute to the ferry terminal at Cairnryan. 

To help ensure the safe movement of traffic, Police Scotland will be increasing patrols along the A75 and A77.  

These patrols will be supported by Safety Cameras Scotland who are operating daily mobile deployments along the A75, alongside the average speed camera system which is in place on the A77.  

The Herald: The West Coast 200 is a hugely popular celebration of biking The West Coast 200 is a hugely popular celebration of biking (Image: PA)

Drivers travelling along these routes have been reminded to act responsibly on the roads and consider the safety of all road users on their journey. 

Further information on Safety Cameras Scotland and camera locations can be found at website[3].

Police Scotland will also be linking in with PSNI to make sure that for those travelling by ferry through Cairnryan to Larneface minimal delays, and any emerging issues are dealt with effectively. 

Inspector Ally Johnson of the National Motorcycle Unit ‘We want everyone travelling to the North West 200 over the coming days to have the best experience possible.  

“As a keen biker myself I take great pleasure in seeing bikers coming together to celebrate the event in a safe and responsible manner. Police Scotland and Safety Cameras Scotland will be supporting your journey over to Northern Ireland with increased patrols on the roads in order to keep the network moving and get you there without any unexpected incident.” 


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