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Road Safety Operation in the Newcastle

1 September 2017 Local


Responding to complaints from the local community regarding vehicles travelling at excessive speed, officers from Newcastle Local Policing Team (LPT) yesterday (Thurs) carried out an operation at a number of locations. The locations were along the A525 Newcastschoole Road, Scot Hay Road Silverdale, Bradwell Lane and Hassam Parade.

During the operation eleven motorists were stopped, with eight drivers being reported for summons.

Sgt Steve Stuttard, who led the operation, said: “We take reports we receive from our community seriously and we will take the appropriate actions.

“My message to drivers is the speed limit is there for a reason and they need to keep to it. “We will continue to conduct similar operations at various times and those exceeding the speed limit will find themselves on a driver awareness course or having to attend court.”


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