Driver charged for speeding as police in East Lothian crack down on road safety

A driver has been charged with a speeding offence as police in East Lothian work on improving road safety.

Monday, 31st May 2021, 8:21 pm
Updated Monday, 31st May 2021, 8:22 pm

A police report shows a drop of 33.3% in road traffic accidents where injury occurred in East Lothian, and police have said that they will continue to work on lowering that figure.

Monday saw the Community Policing Team carry out road and speed checks in prominent hot spots including Beech Road in Pencaitland, Main Road in Macmerry and Castle Road in Tranent.

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Driver charged for speeding as police in East Lothian crack down on road safety

A driver was caught and charged with a speeding offence and will be reported to the Procurator Fiscal.

There were others who were given a warning.

Police have confirmed they will continue to do checks, saying: “This starts with driver behaviour and we ask that you all drive to the conditions and obey the speed limits.”

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