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Road safety

The Bournville and Oldmixon One team’s objective/aim is to help prevent serious injury or death of road users.

Actions

  • Thursday 31st October, 2019

    To tackle this the team will be looking at the following actions:

    • Enforcement of traffic signs
    • Vehicle safety check
    • Checking vehicles for insurance and MOT
    • Ensuring properly fitted child seats
    • Enforce wearing of seatbelts
    • Dealing with failure to wear seatbelts offences
    • Increase patrol/visibility of officers on the road
    • To utilise other agencies
    • To refer area for traffic calming measures where appropriate
    • Make use of fixed penalty notices

    Recent actions of note/operations

    Traffic operation

    On Saturday 27th October, Bournville and Oldmixon One Team carried out a traffic operation in the area of Winterstoke road.

    Vehicles were checked for valid insurance/MOT, and all number plates were put through the national Police Computer system to ascertain if there were any reports placed on the vehicle such as theft reports or wanted markers.

    The operation was a great success and offenders were dealt with robustly. The team will look at repeating the exercise regularly to help tackle crime one car at a time!

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