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Tag : police

Hampshire Police steps up EV plans

7 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

9 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

11 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

11 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

12 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

1 year 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

1 year 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.