Police issue 27 fixed penalty notices or exhaust/ VRM defective / Noise offences

Police issue 27 fixed penalty notices or exhaust/ VRM defective / Noise offences

Police Causeway Coast & Glens took part in a joint operation with DVA Enforcement and HMRC Fuel teams over the bank holiday weekend.

During the operation several detections were made :

•         30 vehicles tested
•         5 immediately taken off the road to be towed away
•         20 Prohibition Notices - Driving unfit vehicle (vehicle owner has 14 days to rectify the defects and present to local MOT centre)
•         5 had notice of defects issued and 5 advice and warning

Of the 30 vehicles tested only 2 had a clean bill of health

Police issued 27 fixed penalty notices (£30 ticket non endorsable) for exhaust/ VRM defective / Noise offences.

Two people were reported to the PPS for misuse of a mobile phone while driving and officers made two detections for dangerous driving and issued four endorsable fixed penalty notices for driving a vehicle in a dangerous condition. Advice and guidance was provided to multiple drivers in relation to tinted windows.

Geoffrey Moffett

Written by Geoffrey Moffett

Content Creator for Causeway Coast Community.
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