Almost 130 people reported for driving offences in the Diss police area during two-week operation

Police officers from Diss SNT were supported by Suffolk Police and VOSA during an enforcement day at Eye on the A140 on Friday 18 September. ANL-151016-162720001

Police officers from Diss SNT were supported by Suffolk Police and VOSA during an enforcement day at Eye on the A140 on Friday 18 September. ANL-151016-162720001

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Nearly 130 drivers were reported for driving offences in the Diss police area during a two-week operation last month.

This included -

Police officers from Diss SNT were supported by Suffolk Police and VOSA during an enforcement day at Eye on the A140 on Friday 18 September. ANL-151016-162709001

Police officers from Diss SNT were supported by Suffolk Police and VOSA during an enforcement day at Eye on the A140 on Friday 18 September. ANL-151016-162709001

-23 for using a mobile phone while driving

-15 for driving without a seatbelt

-50 for speeding.

-11 people were reported for driving with no insurance and six of these vehicles were seized.

-One person was arrested on suspicion of drink driving

-And four vehicles were served immediate prohibitions for being used in a dangerous condition.

Police officers from Diss SNT were supported by Suffolk Police and VOSA during an enforcement day at Eye on the A140 on Friday, September 18.

Police used ANPR cameras and additional patrols to identify drivers using mobile phones, speeding, drink/drug driving and failing to wear a seatbelt, the ‘Fatal Four’, known as four major causes of road traffic collisions.

VOSA supported the operation, identifying vehicles being used in a dangerous condition.

The Diss SNT officers conducted the day as part of a two week operation, between September 4 and 18, aimed at reducing crime and improving road safety in the Diss police area.