Illegal vehicles seized during police operation on Evesham Road in Worcester - The Worcester Observer

Illegal vehicles seized during police operation on Evesham Road in Worcester

Worcester Editorial 14th Jun, 2024   0

TWO VEHICLES were seized during a traffic operation in Worcester yesterday morning.

Officers from West Mercia Police, the DVSA and others were stopping vehicles on Evesham Road, focusing on coaches, minibuses, people carriers and those transporting workers to various local factories and fields within the Vale of Evesham.

The operation set out to identify any vehicles in a poor state of repair, any driving or vehicle offences and also identifying any workers who may be subject to labour exploitation and / or modern slavery.

One disqualified driver was dealt with, as well as the two seized vehicles. Several other drivers were reported for a variety of offences.

DVSA restriction notices issued for non-roadworthy vehicles.

Police also gathered intelligence from a number of people in the stopped vehicles.




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