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Tag : police

Hampshire Police steps up EV plans

6 months ago / 0 comments

Hampshire Constabulary has rolled out the first of a 40 electric vehicles on its fleet, with plans to switch half of its 220 non-pursuit cars to … Read More »

Number of penalty points issued by courts falls

8 months ago / 0 comments

Motorists are incurring less penalty points for driver offences, new research indicates.

Mobile speed cameras catching phone users and seatbelt offenders

9 months ago / 0 comments

More than a third of UK police forces are using their mobile speed camera vans to prosecute drivers not wearing seatbelts or using a handheld mobile … Read More »

Drivers getting cocky over lack of police presence

9 months ago / 0 comments

Two thirds of drivers (65%) feel they can get away with offences such as tailgating and lane hogging due to a lack of police presence on … Read More »

Lane-hogging legislation failing to catch culprits

10 months ago / 0 comments

Drivers are still getting away with ‘lane hogging’ despite the introduction of new penalties to tackle the issue four years ago.

Škoda Kodiaq gets blue light treatment

10 months ago / 0 comments

Škoda has added to its emergency services vehicle line-up with a fully converted Kodiaq rapid response vehicle as well as a Superb 280 covert police car … Read More »

Reduction in drivers caught using mobile phones after tougher penalties introduced

11 months ago / 0 comments

11% fewer drivers were caught while using a mobile phone, after new tougher penalties were introduced according to an FOI request by the RAC to police … Read More »

Dash cams lulling drivers into false sense of security

1 year ago / 0 comments

Motorists investing in dash cams due to ‘crash-for-cash’ fears may not actually be protecting themselves and could lead to a reduction in the number of visible … Read More »

Number of traffic police down by a third in last decade

1 year ago / 0 comments

A lack of traffic police could undermine efforts to crack down on dangerous driving, including handheld mobile phone use.