Road safety team surround South Ockendon in crackdown on motorists

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THURROCK’S Road Safety Team and Essex Police successfully ran a Road Safety Surround a Town Day in South Ockendon on Tuesday 15 January.

Over the course of the day, they identified 76 reckless drivers whose behaviour could potentially put other road users at risk. Action was taken against the following drivers:

1 x arrest Section 5a drug driving;
34 x speeding;
30 x no seatbelts;
6 x using mobile phone;
3 x no MOT;
2 x careless driving.

Team members were also on hand to give guidance on seatbelts, children’s car seats, mobile phone use and other road safety related enquiries to local residents.

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