Moving traffic offences - have your say

We have identified 17 further high-risk sites that could benefit from moving traffic enforcement to help improve safety and reduce congestion.

Find out more and have your say

We use Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) cameras at several sites in Medway to enforce:

  • traffic restrictions
  • signs and road markings.

We can issue penalty charge notices (PCNs) for offences such as:

  • driving through a 'no entry' sign
  • illegal turns
  • entering a yellow box junction before your exit road or lane is clear. You may enter the box and wait when you want to turn right and are only stopped from doing so by oncoming traffic or other vehicles waiting to turn right.

This makes the roads safer and less congested.


We enforce moving traffic restrictions with ANPR cameras at:

  • Gillingham High Street, Gillingham - no motor vehicles restriction
  • Rochester High Street, Rochester - no motor vehicles restriction on Saturdays
  • Chatham Hill (A2), junction with Rock Avenue in Gillingham - yellow box restriction
  • A2 Rainham Road, junctions with Ash Tree Lane and Canterbury Street, Gillingham - yellow box restriction
  • A2 High Street junction with Orchard Street, Rainham - right turn ban
  • Gibraltar Hill junction with A230 Maidstone Road, Chatham - yellow box restriction
  • Cuxton Road at High Street junction with Gun Lane, Strood - yellow box restriction
  • High Street junction with The Brook, Chatham - pedestrian zone and no entry restrictions.

We have not introduced any new traffic restrictions at these locations. We have only changed the way we enforce the restrictions.

We're now looking to enforce restrictions at a further 17 sites to help make our roads safer and less congested. Find out more about these locations and have your say in our moving traffic offences survey.




We have also introduced some restrictions on streets outside schools and red routes.

Background to moving traffic offences

We were granted powers from the government in July 2023 to enforce moving traffic offences under Part 6 of the Traffic Management Act 2004.

Before this, moving traffic offences could only be enforced by the police.

Better enforcement of these offences makes the roads safer. It helps us to meet objectives in our Council Strategy 2023 to 2024 and Local Transport Plan.