Police warn more than 10 speeding drivers in just one day in Morley operation

Police have reported several speeding drivers after setting up a mobile operation on a street in south Leeds.

Sunday, 4th April 2021, 11:45 am
The speed awareness device (Photo: WYP)

Officers from the Leeds South Neighbourhood Policing Team (NPT) carried out speed checks on Scotchman Lane, Morley, on Saturday.

They used a Speed Indicator Device (SID) to measure the speed of approaching vehicles.

The device displays the measured speed with a smiley or frowning face to inform the motorist of their speed.

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Police said the operation was conducted following complaints from local residents, and that SID 'was not smiley' as over 10 drivers were issued with speed warning letters.

In a statement issued on Facebook pn Saturday, the officers said: "Following complaints from local residents, PCSOs from Team 3 Leeds Outer South NPT have been conducting a speed check operation on Scotchman Lane, Morley.

"SID, our Speed Indication Device, was not smiley today as over 10 motorists were issued with warning letters regarding their speed."