18, 2011 Resident's
video shows scale of problems in Burnham car park
Burnham-On-Sea police are stepping up patrols along the
town's seafront after a resident shot this video footage showing
the scale of anti-social driving.
short video clip, which is embedded on this page, was filmed next
to the Pier Street Car Park earlier this month on a mobile phone
before being sent to Burnham-On-Sea.com.
resident, who wishes to remain anonymous, says: "Four vehicles
were being driven at high speed around the Pier Street car park,
spinning and skidding, for over 20 minutes. Sadly, this was not
an isolated case. Residents frequently have to put up with this
on several nights a week."
Roger Tolley from Burnham Police told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "We
will not accept deliberate disregard for road safety on our roads
and will be targeting dangerous driving, particularly in the area
of The Esplanade."
have been warned and spoken with on a number of occasions and
any incidents of reckless or inconsiderate driving will be dealt
with by us."
use of vehicles is again featuring amongst the community as a
priority issue for the police and other partners to tackle. We
will do this at every opportunity."
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