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Almost 40 traffic offences in Bradford reported to police on Sunday through day of action

Nearly 40 traffic offences were reported to police in a day of action by special constables with the Operation Steerside Enforcement Team.

Twelve special constables from Bradford District took part in a Steerside Operation on Saturday 18 June, as part of the National Specials and Volunteers week.

39 traffic offence reports were submitted for a range of offences.

Officers from the Special Constabulary worked with partners to tackle the anti-social and illegal use of vehicles across the district.

39 traffic offence reports were submitted for a range of offences including not wearing a seatbelt, no insurance and use of a mobile phone behind the wheel.

5 notices were issued by the DVSA for a range of vehicle defects.

11 vehicles were seized for offences including no insurance and no licence and 1 section 59 warning for anti-social vehicle use was handed out.

Acting Sergeant Emma Moses who coordinated the day of action said: “It was great to showcase the work of the Special Constabulary through this day of action with the Steerside team.

“The specials played a huge part in the day and this shows through the positive results from the operation.

Sergeant Jamie Wilkinson from the Steerside Enforcement Team added: “As a partnership, we are committed to making the roads of Bradford safer and will deploy additional resources to tackle these issues when and where they persist.”


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