Traffic cops crackdown on illegal drivers in A500 and M6 sting

Traffic cops seized three vehicles with a number of motorists reported during a crackdown on the A500. Officers with the Central Motorway Police Group targeted both the D-Road and nearby M6 yesterday to put the brakes on illegal drivers. During the course of their shift, eight motorists were caught speeding, while officers say they stopped one vehicle for having a bald tyre along with a truck for using the third lane on the motorway.

Sign up for Stoke-on-Trent and North Staffordshire news alerts here. Three other vehicles were also seized for having no insurance. One of those was stopped near to Pure Gym off the Basford roundabout where it was recovered yesterday evening.

In addition the officers also dealt with a road traffic collision on the A500 and supported a person in distress on a bridge near the M6 Toll Road. Top stories from today’s newsletter Not signed up to the newsletter?

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