Road Crime Team arrest one and seize three vehicles
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Our Road Crime Team has reported two drivers, seized three vehicles, and arrested one person in their work to keep you safe on our roads.
Deploying the new plain bike, supplied by the Safer Essex Roads Partnership to aid the work to reduce the most serious collisions, the team stop a motorbike rider who was then arrested on suspicion of driving while disqualified.
Two drivers were reported for carless driving while three vehicles were seized for not having any insurance.
As part of an operation by our Commercial Vehicle Unit, 11 HGVs were checked at Boreham with fines of around £1,300 issued for PG9 prohibitions.
A PG9 prohibition is where a defect has been found on the vehicle, which is deemed to be dangerous and must be removed from the road until rectified.
Adam Pipe, Head of Roads Policing, said:
“This was a really positive day of work to keep people safe on our county’s roads.
“Our new plain bike gives an extra, unmarked, resource allows us to target poor driving and drivers in a less high profile way.
“Safety on our roads is a priority for the force and we’re committed to it every day.
“Whether it be speeding, driving without insurance, or dangerous driving – if someone is willing to take these risks, they’re willing to be your safety at risk.