Police check up on safety of vehicles

ROADSIDE safety checks have been carried out by police on various vehicles.

More than a dozen vehicles, including vans and lorries, were pulled over in Widdrington Village on Thursday, November 28.

Three were found to have mechanical defects and drivers were issued with prohibition notices with the requirement to make them safe.

The initiative, conducted with the Vehicle and Operator Services Agency, was part of Operation Gatsby to target vehicles that could pose a safety risk to other road users.