Police road safety sting proved ‘sucessful’.

PUBLISHED: 12:00 26 November 2013 | UPDATED: 12:01 26 November 2013

car driving fast into forest.

car driving fast into forest.


A police road safety sting near Exmouth has proved so successful, officers plan to carry out similar events.

Police have promised to repeat a road safety sting where drivers travelling along the A376 received fines for flouting the law.

Last week a team of officers carried out a road safety awareness operation on the main road in and out of Exmouth, stopping motorists seen posing a danger to others.

Police issued two tickets to drivers caught using a mobile phone, fines to two drivers spotted without seatbelts and a ticket to a motorist driving without due care and attention.

A Devon and Cornwall police spokesperson said: “This operation proved successful and we will be carrying out similar events in the near future.”

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