Published: August 29, 2012
Burnham Police take 10 vehicles off the road in motoring operation

Burnham-On-Sea Police have taken 10 vehicles off the road during a day of action targeting motoring offenders.

Officers targeted speeders and anti-social drivers plus motorists using mobile phones last Friday.

Seventeen drivers were stopped for a variety of offences, and ten dangerous vehicles were prohibited from being used until defects are rectified.

Inspector Roger Tolley told "All in all, this has been another very successful operation to keep our roads safe with dangerous vehicles being identified and ensuring that criminals visiting our area wary of offending whilst visiting us."

"I hope that our response to the issues identified by our residents through the various community contacts we have demonstrates our continued commitment to working within our community to make it safer for everyone."


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