Video Surveys - Junction Counts

Traffic Video Surveillance - What is it?

A traffic video survey provides a highly accurate record of traffic or pedestrian activity taking place in a specified area.

It is often used to measure volume of traffic, junction, pedestrian movements or queue lengths, for example recording classified priority junction counts or roundabout surveys using dual cameras.

Traffic and pedestrians are less likely to alter their behaviour when passing video cameras than if they are observed by staff in high visibility jackets. The discreet nature of the video cameras allows us to capture a truly accurate record of events. The footage is often, therefore, used as evidence of any illegal activity.

Using video minimises the number of staff required on site, reducing our carbon footprint.

Video can be used for:

    Classified turning junction counts
  • Passing counts
  • Junction counts
  • Pedestrian surveys
  • Pedestrian demand surveys
  • Queue length surveys
  • Car park monitoring
  • Level crossing surveys
  • Observation surveys
  • Loading bay usage
  • Roundabout surveys using our dual camera system
  • Signal timings
  • Parking observations
  • Pedestrian demand surveys
  • HGV surveys
  • Saturation flow surveys
  • Public transport surveys – entry / exit counts
  • Railway/tube station and bus stop traffic
  • Taxi usage surveys
  • Regeneration schemes
Video Surveys


The UK has committed to cutting carbon emissions in the UK by 35% by 2020 and 80% by 2050. Traffic Watch can help local authorities to achieve this by regularly monitoring vehicles entering and exiting their boroughs. This can be carried out using ANPR surveys on an annual or biannual basis. Regular monitoring will provide critical information, helping councils to meet their 2020 emissions targets.

Get in touch and find out how we can help you setup your carbon emission reports.

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Traffic Watch has worked in the public sector for over 20 years and understands the current strain on internal services in Transport, Highway and Traffic departments. We offer a consultancy service alongside our data collection service.

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Where we invest.

  • High definition video cameras
  • GPS video recorders
  • Live Video Service: TWLive
  • Automatic Number Plate Recognition
  • Radar-Automaic Traffic Counters