Calderdale police operation sees tickets issued to dangerous drivers

A dedicated police operation in Calderdale saw dangerous drivers handed tickets

Saturday, 20th March 2021, 1:00 pm

Operation Hawmill patrols focused on the Todmorden Area and saw two tickets issued for people not wearing seatbelts

Two tockets were also issued by officers for drivers not having an MOT

Drivers were also dealt with for having a headlight out, a brake light out, tyre offences and having no tax.

Tickets were issued as part of Operation Hawmill

Operation Hawmill is targeted enforcement work by Calderdale Police to tackle dangerous driving and is funded by the Calderdale Safety Partnership.

The Calderdale Road Safety Delivery Group is made up of West Yorkshire Police, Calderdale Council, Yorkshire Ambulance Service, West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service and other representatives from Highways England, education sector and public health.

West Yorkshire Police are continuing to clamp down on the fatal four offences.

These are the main the four factors that contribute to a road traffic collision or serious injury.

They are are speeding, drink drive, mobile phone use and driving without a seat belt.

As well as regular officer deployments under Operation Hawmill and enforcement work through the Road Safety Delivery Group, officers from West Yorkshire Police’s Road Policing Unit, response teams and neighbourhood policing teams continue to tackle antisocial and dangerous driving on a daily basis