Police

Worker blowing into a work based breathalyser

Alcohol and drug misuse – is it time to t...

Oct 19, 2021No Comments

The full implications of the COVID-19 pandemic will take many more months, if not years, to play out. One of the many worrying consequences is

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Drunken lorry driver jailed after 20-mile p...

Sep 29, 20211 Comment

A drunken lorry driver, who celebrated getting his driving job by drinking a quarter bottle of whisky and then led police on a 20-mile chase

driving offences

New report highlights human cost of ‘loop...

Aug 23, 2021Comments off

Cycling UK has published a report highlighting how ‘failings in the UK’s road justice system’ have allowed ‘dangerous drivers to escape disqualification and cause death

Driver of crashed Freightroute truck that b...

Aug 18, 2021Comments off

A Freightroute truck was crashed by a drunken lorry driver who was four times over the limit, according to Durham Police. The crash took place

road safety

Surround a Town ‘so important’ for road...

Aug 02, 2021Comments off

An ‘astonishing’ 298 speeding offences were detected during a recent ‘Surround a Town’ day in the Essex town of Harlow. Organised by the Safer Essex

Operation SNAP

Portal provides updates on Operation SNAP s...

Aug 02, 2021Comments off

A new portal has been launched to enable those who submit footage of driving offences in Wales to access an update on the status of

off-roading

Irresponsible off-roading!

Jul 26, 2021Comments off

At 19:45 on Saturday 24th July Bolton Mountain Rescue Team were requested to assist with the report of a vehicle “stuck in a marsh” whilst

Keyless car theft

Keyless car theft warning issued by police

Jul 22, 2021Comments off

The UK’s top police officer investigating vehicle crime is encouraging drivers to take steps to keep their car safe amid a rise in criminals exploiting keyless technology. Provisional figures

police supercab

Police ‘supercabs’ targeting M6...

Jul 15, 2021Comments off

More than 600 offences were discovered in a week of action by police and Highways England patrolling the M6 in unmarked HGV ‘supercabs’. Police officers

drink driving

Northern Ireland moves to tackle drink driv...

Jul 12, 2021Comments off

The Northern Irish Government has announced a change to legislation which will automatically offer those convicted of drink drive offences the opportunity to undertake rehabilitation