Vehicles clamped during multi-agency road safety operation in Newtownabbey

Newtownabbey PSNI officers worked with DVLNI and Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency staff as part of a road safety operation on Monday (April 26).

Thursday, 29th April 2021, 11:39 am

Detailing the operation, a PSNI spokesperson said: “As a result of this operation the DVLNI clamped 24 vehicles, three tickets were issued, five motorists were issued with Prohibition notices, meaning they were allowed to proceed and have vehicle defects repaired and produced later and 12 drivers were detected for a variety of other offences.

“Police also chipped in with a no insurance detection, along with a number of Fixed Penalty Notices being issued for defective lights, tyres devoid of tread and a number of other vehicle offences.

“We took this action as there are still people on our roads prepared to take risks with not only their own lives, but those of other road user.

Newtownabbey PSNI officers took part in the operation on April 26.

“Thanks for the support from our partner agencies and the support of the vast majority of other road users who were spoken to.”

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