Derbyshire: Drivers in Barlborough are targeted in road safety day
September 24, 2012, 12:47 pm
Police in Barlborough have been targeting road safety as part of Operation Safedrive.
Police officers and PCSOs from the local Safer Neighbourhood policing teams helped out with the multi agency initiative on Tuesday, September 18.
Checks were carried out on the A619 Worksop Road at Barlborough.
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Seven motorists were stopped for not wearing their seatbelts, three for using their mobile phones and two for driving without insurance.
PC Jason Graham of the Barlborough Safer Neighbourhood Policing Team said: “The checks were carried out locally as part of a county wide campaign to help keep our roads safe and act as a reminder to motorists about their responsibilities to themselves, their passengers and other road users.”
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