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Police Disappointed That Motorists Still Taking Risks On The Road

During a focused week long road safety operation in Newry Mourne and Down area, police issued 76 fixed penalty notices. With dedicated teams providing visible road safety patrols over the last week, a number of motorists received advice and warnings, 12 were reported to the PPS, one person was arrested…

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Sinn Féin Councillor Willie Clarke Welcomes Safety Improvement Move On Newcastle Roundabout

Sinn Féín Mourne’s area Councillor Willie Clarke has welcomed Transport NI officials’ commitment to investigate scheme to improve safety at Roundabout in Newcastle. Cllr Clarke, speaking following a meeting between Mourne’s Councillors and Transport NI recently, has welcomed confirmation from Transport NI that they will investigate the roundabout site to…

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Road Safety In South Down To Be Discussed At Assembly Says Hazzard

Chris Hazzard MLA is to bring forward a motion in the Assembly to discuss road safety in residential areas of South Down. He said: “The volume of traffic going through built-up areas at speed has been one of the biggest local issues that has been raised with Sinn Féin at…

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Police Road Safety Operation Scoops Irresponsible Minority

POLICE officers across C District carried out a weekend road safety operation recently as officers continue to focus on road safety. Over a three night period at the end of August, officers in dedicated patrols carried out a special operation focused on education and enforcement. Inspector Warren Mills, who organised…

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Local Police Step Up On Road Safety Operations

Police officers in Downpatrick carried out proactive traffic operations over the weekend as part of our focus on road safety. A number of drivers were detected speeding and local officers are now reminding everyone to take care when out on the roads. Sergeant John McKenna, Downpatrick Neighbourhood Policing Team, explained:…

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Staying Safe On The Roads This Bank Holiday

With increased traffic levels expected over this final Mayday holiday weekend police are urging drivers, motorcyclists, cyclist and pedestrians to take extra care on the roads. Head of Road Policing, Superintendent Gerry Murray said: “Considering that speeding and drink driving remain the biggest causes of collisions which kill and seriously…

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Road Safety Campaign To Get A Boost With Social Media

The Police Service of Northern Ireland is committed to promoting road safety to everyone who uses the highways and byways from pedestrians and cyclists to motorists and everyone in-between! Throughout the next May Day Bank Holiday (26  May) we are asking anyone who has an interest in keeping our roads…

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Police And DVA Run Road Safety Operation In Down

Local police and the Driver Vehicle Agency (DVA) Enforcement Officers held a joint operation in the Down area at the weekend, focussing on road safety. Young drivers were asked to let qualified examiners from Vehicle Text Centres look at their modified vehicles to ensure they were roadworthy. A number of…

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