19 cars seized and 79 fines issued as West Yorkshire Police carry out a day of action

Police have arrested two people and issued scores of tickets in a blitz on motoring offences

Tuesday, 11th September 2018, 5:41 pm
Updated Tuesday, 11th September 2018, 5:47 pm
Police have been speed gunning motorists in West Yorkshire

A spokesman for West Yorkshire Police said officers in Keighley have conducted another day of action as part of Operation Steerside in August.

-> 'Hand over your keys or we'll stab your kids' - Masked gang laughed as they threatened six-year-old boyPolice issued tickets to drivers for offences including not wearing seatbelts, not having an MOT and having brake lights out.

A spokesman for the force said:

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Police have been speed gunning motorists in West Yorkshire

"In total we dealt with motorists for the following offences...

Vehicle Defects - 4 tickets given

Seizures for no insurance - 19 vehicles seized

Arrests - 2

Seatbelt - 56 tickets issued

Speeding - 4 tickets issued

Brake lights - 8 tickets issued

No MOT - 7 tickets issued

Disqualified drivers - 3 offence reports/tickets completed

Mobile Phones - 1 ticket issued.

Operation Steerside will continue throughout September.