Lancashire Constabulary are continuing to target anti-social behaviour in young drivers around the Leyland and South Ribble area.
Posting on social media earlier today, South Ribble Police said; “Following numerous complaints from members of the public, South Ribble Neighbourhood Policing Team along with Special Constables and the DVSA took part in an operation to target ASB drivers around the Leyland area.”
A check point was set up on Tesco car park where the DVSA checked vehicles for defects. 16 vehicles where checked; ten vehicles had faulty lights, three loud exhausts, two with tyres bellow the legal tread limit, one with a cracked brake pipe, one no MOT and one with no road tax.
South Ribble Police revealed the results; “- Two fixed penalty notices where given to drivers
– One driver was given an immediate prohibition, meaning they had to get the vehicle repaired before continuing to drive the vehicle.
-Six advisory notices
– Two traffic offence reports given out
– One DVLA report for no Tax
– Two drivers where given VDRS notices (Vehicle Defect Rectification Scheme)
– One delayed prohibition
– Three drivers where given section 59 warnings”
It’s also understood that one driver was arrested for driving under the influence of cocaine furthermore the passenger of the vehicle was in possession of cannabis.
The drivers of the vehicles where also breathalysed as a part of our Christmas drink drive campaign, all those who where tested blew negative.
South Ribble Police reminded their followers that further check points will be conducted in the future.