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More than 40 vehicles stopped during speeding campaign on A47

PUBLISHED: 10:54 07 January 2019

Officers from the Norfolk and Suffolk's Roads and Armed Policing Team and Road Casualty Reduction Team at Lowestoft, after patrols were carried out. Picture: Lowestoft Police

Officers from the Norfolk and Suffolk's Roads and Armed Policing Team and Road Casualty Reduction Team at Lowestoft, after patrols were carried out. Picture: Lowestoft Police

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More than 40 vehicles were stopped by police during patrols along the A47.

Officers from the Norfolk and Suffolk Roads Armed Policing Team and Road Casualty Reduction Team carried out patrols between Great Yarmouth and Lowestoft for “about three hours” on Sunday, January 6.

Police spoke to the motorists ahead of a three week campaign, which highlights the dangers of speeding and the consequences that driving above the limit can have, as well as other driving offences, through education and enforcement.

The roads policing team tweeted: “We ended up with 19 excess speed, eight dangerous condition, two seatbelt, four defect notices, four immediate prohibitions and five other offences in about three hours between Great Yarmouth and Lowestoft.”

The national enforcement campaign runs until Sunday, January 27, with a focus on education and awareness in this first week, with the other two weeks centred around enforcement.

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