The National Police Chiefs’ Council (NPCC) is encouraging police forces to target speeding drivers in a two-week campaign.
A multi-agency operation in Devon and Cornwall has caught hundreds of drivers breaking the law.
Two-thirds of drivers could be using dashcams in the coming months, according to a new poll from the AA.
The National Police Chiefs Council (NPCC) is playing down suggestions from its roads policing lead that drivers could be fined for breaking the speed limit by just 1mph.
Metropolitan Police technicians have begun training to work on electric vehicles (EVs) as the organisation plans an EV fleet.
The Home Office has launched a consultation to provide Police officers with greater legal protection when perusing criminals on the road.
The Metropolitan Police Service has taken delivery of the first of 11 Toyota Mirai hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicles.
Gwent in Wales has been named the drug-drive capital of the UK, after police recorded 361 arrests for the crime over 12 months.
Highways England will use three new unmarked HGV cabs to tackle dangerous driving on England’s motorways and major A roads.
Police argue for extra officers and a new approach, including the use of dashcam footage, to enforce road traffic laws.
Calls for drivers to be prosecuted for exceeding the speed limit by as little as 1mph have been criticised by motoring groups.
Police mobile camera vans are being used by more than a third of police forces to prosecute drivers for not wearing a seatbelt or using a handheld mobile phone.
Officers stopped almost 100,000 vehicles during its Christmas drink and drug-driving crackdown, with a 3.9% year-on-year increase in arrests, reports the NPCC.
Two thirds of drivers (65%) don’t believe they will be prosecuted for offences such as tailgating and lane hogging due to a lack of police on UK roads.
RS Connect Group has supplied Warwickshire Police and West Mercia Police with 68 Vauxhall Astra Estates for their new fleet of vehicles.
Number of motorists killed who were involved in a police pursuit has risen 50%.
The Metropolitan Police Service is launching a trial to test Suzuki Burgman hydrogen powered scooters in a bid to reduce polution from its fleet.
Motorists want police funding to be used to fight terrorism instead of road crimes, a new survey by Servicing Stop has found.
A police officer has been dismissed after misfuelling a Vauxhall Astra patrol car and trying to cover up the incident.
Police forces this week are cracking down on mobile phone use by drivers in targeted operations to stop drivers from using handheld phones while driving.
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