Today in the Get Britain Cycling inquiry on Safety, the MET police said
Metropolitan Police CI Ian Vincent tells inquiry that road safety is a high priority for the Commissioner and the police #getbritaincycling
— APPCG (@allpartycycling) January 30, 2013
Whilst the remit of road safety fell under the remit of the Police and Crime Commissioner, unless there was a particular road safety issue, traffic policing would not be high on the list of priorities as some other issues.
I’m not surprised based on my experience of the behavior of the local police.