Vehicles seized in Calderdale by police as part of Operation Hawmill

Patrols were deployed in Calderdale as part of a dedicated police operation tackling dangerous and irresponsible drivers in the borough.

Operation Hawmill, the Calderdale police force's partnership road safety initiative, was deployed in to the Rastrick Ward of Calderdale on October 16.

Patrols were deployed in Rastrick as part of Operation Hawmill

Patrols were deployed in Rastrick as part of Operation Hawmill

These are the results of the operation:
Two drivers dealt with for not wearing a seatbelt in Thornhill Lane.
One vehicle seized in Clough Lane
One driver advised regarding lighting offences in Clough Lane
One ticket issued for no MOT in Clough Lane
One vehicle seized for no insurance in Crowtrees Lane
Two other drivers advised regaring lighting offences.

Vital funding was secured in August to continue Operation Hawmill that has seen more than 500 people prosecuted for the ‘fatal four offences’ in just over a year.

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

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