Merseyside Police conducted a number of high visibility roadside speed checks at different parts of Southport today in a bid to reduce road deaths.

Last year there were a total of six deaths on the roads of Southport.

One motorist was caught doing 53 mile per hour in a 30 Mile hour limit along Waterloo Road, Hillside. About fifty motorists received on-the-spot fines during today’s speed checks.

Local residents welcomed today’s operation.

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