OPERATION SNAP - West Mercia Police influxed with 'poor driving' dash cam footage - The Worcester Observer

OPERATION SNAP - West Mercia Police influxed with 'poor driving' dash cam footage

Worcester Editorial 14th Nov, 2023   0

AUGUST and September’s Operation Snap figures are in with a total of 271 drivers receiving fines from 757 videos submitted by the public.

The West Mercia Police operation calls on residents to submit dash cam footage of potential traffic offences.

Operation Snap also saw 303 police visits to offer road safety advice to motorists in August and September – the latest figures available.

Of the 757 submissions, 1 followed a road traffic collision and 182 resulted in no further action or were not within the West Mercia policing area.

Since the start of 2023, Operation Snap has received 3,223 video submissions, leading to 1,381 fixed penalty notices and 1,297 visits by police officers offering drivers road safety advice.

Members of the public can report and submit digital footage showing potential traffic offences via a secure online form.

They can range from driving dangerously or carelessly to overtaking on solid white lines, using a mobile phone while driving, ignoring traffic lights or dangerous driving around other road users, such as horse riders and cyclists.

West Mercia Police’s road traffic officers review each submission and take the appropriate action.

Visit: westmercia.police.uk/operation-snap/ for more and to submit footage.

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