Seat belt campaign catches out more than 100 in Hertfordshire

MOTORISTS not buckling up behind the wheel have been made to pay the price following a week-long safety campaign. More than 100 people across Hertfordshire were caught between driving without a seat belt The campaign was run in co-ordination with European

MOTORISTS not buckling up behind the wheel have been made to pay the price following a week-long safety campaign.

More than 100 people across Hertfordshire were caught between driving without a seat belt

The campaign was run in co-ordination with European Police Traffic Network to alert people to the dangers of driving without taking proper safety precautions.

Each of the 114 people caught were fined �30.


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Inspector Terry Robb, co-ordinated the campaign, which ran from February 16 to 22.

He said: "It is astounding so many people continue to risk their safety and that of others by not doing what is second nature to most of us; putting on a seat belt."

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Insp Robb also warned the campaign to catch drivers was not just a one-off, and officers would keep a lookout during daily patrols.

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