25 offences detected in total including 18 seatbelts, 5 mobile phone along with 2 tinted windows.
Leicestershire Police conducted a operation this morning in Loughborough, targeting speeding and not wearing seatbelts, using mobile phones and drink/drug driving, the FATAL 4.
Operation began at 9am and ran for 3 hours. offending motorists was spotted and stopped on Epinal way in Loughborough and full checks where made on the drivers and vehicles.
Several motor-vehicles were stopped due to illegal window tinting film, one young driver had paid over £500 for his window tinting. The officers gave the driver the opportunity to remove the tint, without any further action, fines or points, the young driver said to us “the Police are only doing their job to make the roads safer”
This FATAL4 operation is been held in support of the National Police Chiefs Council (NPCC) week of action, running from 1st to 7th April, which will see Police forces working hard across the country targeting excessive vehicle speeds. Last year Leicestershire Police Officers detected 942 drink drive, 572 seatbelt, 371 mobile and 169 drug drive offences across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland, a further 42,263 speeding offences were detected by both speed cameras and officers.
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