Police swoop on law-breaking drivers

A TOTAL of 17 drivers were pulled over in one day during a traffic operation in Clacton.

A TOTAL of 17 drivers were pulled over in one day during a traffic operation in Clacton.

During Operation Calypso yesterday five drivers were given a �60 fine for not wearing a seatbelt and four cars were seized when officers discovered they were being driven with no insurance.

Two drivers were given an �60 fine and three points on their licence for using a mobile phone and police stopped and searched several other drivers on Clacton's roads.

Police community support officer (PCSO) Matt Green said: “Our specific focus was on west Clacton and our aim was to tackle any traffic issues, such as drivers not wearing seatbelts, using mobile phones and speeding.”


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“We are determined to make Clacton's roads safe for both drivers and other road users and will not tolerate people who break the law.”

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