Cops stop more than 60 motorists on stretch of road

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More than 60 drivers were pulled over for a range of offences including not wearing a seatbelt and using a mobile phone at the wheel during a road safety crackdown.

Officers from Bakewell and Hathersage Safer Neighbourhood Teams were joined by CREST, the county’s roads policing unit, VOSA and HM Revenue and Customs for the Operation Safedrive event on a stretch of the A623.

During the day, 28 drivers were pulled over for not wearing their seatbelts, six were spotted using a phone while driving and two were speeding.


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