Five drivers charged with drink-driving as the ‘Ready for Winter’ campaign which looks to ensure that the public is prepared for potentially severe weather over the winter period is officially launched.
Two drivers in Aberdeen have been charged in relation to alleged drink driving offences one reported for allegedly being 8 times over the drink-drive limit and the second man allegedly being five times over the legal drink drive limit.
From 4 December this year, the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) are changing the driving test, the changes will include following directions from a Sat Nav and different manoeuvres.
Road Policing officers from Aberdeenshire and Moray Division, along with the Trunk Roads Patrol Group, are participating in the national ‘Get Ready for Winter’ campaign, which began on Yesterday (5 October) for a week of action. The campaign aims to ensure that motorists throughout the North East are beginning to prepare their vehicles for the […]
Turriff Community Policing Team officers, Roads Policing officers and experts from the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) ran a road policing operation in Turriff aimed at tackling local community concerns regarding anti-social driving. Numerous vehicles were stopped over the weekend of Friday 16 and Saturday 17 Janauary for various road traffic issues. Four speeding […]
Police Scotland offer the following advice for winter driving during the winter. Tips and advice on staying safe this winter Take special care that brakes, tyres, lights, batteries, windscreens and wiper blades are in good condition and well maintained. In addition, washer bottles need to contain an additive to stop the water from freezing. Plan […]
National Road Safety Week 2013 is taking place across the country this week. This year the campaign focusses on the dangers of using a mobile phone while driving. Distraction is about where your mind is at – if it’s not on the main task at hand, you’re distracted. If you’re distracted when using roads, it’s […]
The independent charity Crimestoppers is looking to drive up information on those breaking the law on roads across Scotland. In a campaign launched today the charity wants the publics help to clamp down on illegal drivers who are breaking the law and endangering the lives of law abiding citizens. The project, supported by Police Scotland, […]
The Association of Chief Police Officers in Scotland (ACPOS) and Transport Scotland are asking drivers this weekend if they are Ready For Winter? ACPOS, is co-ordinating a weekend of activity to highlight the dangers associated with using the roads during the winter months. The campaign, which is supported by all eight Scottish Police Forces, will be […]
It may be approaching the time of year for scary outfits and blood-curdling films, but real life can be much more frightening when it comes to being involved in, witnessing or knowing someone who has been in a car accident. The statistics are equally scary, 305 serious injuries were sustained in road traffic collisions in […]