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Police crack down on bad drivers
12:00pm Friday 26th October 2012 in News
HAMPSHIRE Police are launching a crackdown on bad driving to reduce the numbers of people killed or seriously injured on the roads.
Between January 1 and June 30 this year, fatal or serious injury collisions were down 12 per cent in the New Forest area. But since this period, the number of collisions has increased.
The six-month operation will target drivers using mobile phones, drinkdrivers, speeding motorists and those not wearing seatbelts.
Chief Inspector Andy Bottomley said: “Sadly there are people out there who don’t take this duty of care seriously and these are the people we will be cracking down on.
“The aim here is to change drivers’ attitudes when they get behind the wheel.”