Crackdown on antisocial driving gets results for police on operation
POLICE stopped speeding drivers in their tracks in a crackdown on antisocial driving in a North-east town. Officers carried out an operation in and around Keith at the weekend after residents expressed concerns about the way some people were driving.
Police monitored vehicles at the roadside on Friday, Saturday and Sunday – as those who got in touch about the issue said that is when most incidents occur. During the operation, police spoke to four drivers in relation speeding.
Six other drivers were charged for offences including careless driving and driving without insurance.
Sergeant Krystle Ross said: “Road safety is a priority for us and we will continue to target those who choose to drive irresponsibly.
She added: “We’re aware of community concerns around driver behaviour in the Keith area and arranged for these days of action. During the operation, we stopped and spoke to a number of motorists in relation to driver behaviour.”
Sgt Ross appealed for anyone with concerns about antisocial driving to call police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.