Operation Sheltered Path

Gateway 97.8Basildon, Local News0 Comments

More than 100 vehicles were stopped and checked by police after a major police operation in Vange to increase road safety and reduce crime.

The operation, codenamed Sheltered Path, took place at London Road on Wednesday September 12, 2012 and involved over a dozen officers.

Six vehicles were seized because the drivers were not insured and five fixed penalty notices were issued for driving without insurance. A further five penalty notices were issued for driving without valid licences, 38 people were stopped for not wearing a seatbelt, 12 vehicles were found without a valid MOT and 22 drivers were stopped for driving while using a mobile telephone.

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