Lancashire Police target drivers in Halsall (near Southport)

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Lancashire Police  were sited on the busy main road in Halsall at 7:00pm tonight (Wednesday 13th February 2013).

Officers in patrol vehicles were checking for speeding drivers   They set up the operation in Cross Lane Halsall in a bid to catch poorly maintained vehicles, speeding drivers, and drivers using mobile phones.

These operations are a concerted effort to remove poorly maintained vehicles and drivers from the county’s roads and to promote responsible drivers and hauliers.

These operations have been running intermittently for some time and have already removed a number of vehicles from the road.

Serious safety offences such as defective brakes, overloading and further mechanical defects have been detected.

Many drivers were caught flouting the law this morning and were dealt with accordingly.

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