Vehicle checks at Boreham services

Police checked 17 heavy goods vehicles, ten vans and eight cars.

Police checked 17 heavy goods vehicles, ten vans and eight cars.

First published in News

ESSEX police issued fines and a seized a Range Rover as part of a vehicle check exercise earlier this week at Boreham services.

Police checked 17 heavy goods vehicles, ten vans and eight cars.

A Range Rover was seized after the driver was found to be driving on a provisional licence, and a German truck driver was fined £300 after officers were alerted that he had failed to pay the £10 foreign vehicle levy.

Several further vehicles were found to be overweight, with fines for those offences totalling £1,200.

A UK registered truck driver was forced to take an 11 hour rest period after a check revealed he had failed to record three hours of his driving time on his tachograph chart. His fines totalled £600 and his steering wheel was clamped.

Pc Al Cuthbertson said: "One of the important road safety measures we promote is issuing free Fresnel lenses to left hand drive HGVs, which greatly improve drivers rear vision and help to avoid blind spots.

“There is no charge for these items but without doubt the benefits from them far outweigh the initial cost and make our roads safer."

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2:30am Tue 5 Aug 14

freehpi says...

Check your own vehicle or if you are thinking of buying a UK used car do a hpi check first http://goo.gl/sbq6e7

dont get caught out
Check your own vehicle or if you are thinking of buying a UK used car do a hpi check first http://goo.gl/sbq6e7 dont get caught out freehpi
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8:27am Wed 20 Aug 14

adrianjones says...

Vehicle check exercises are quite even common now days in every urban sector. Basically these are performed by local police, in order to maintain a balance in between law and crime. So it is a crucial step taken by ESSEX police at Boreham; I hope through this step we are able to get a strong road safety management. Apart from road safety management; it is our duty to keep our vehicle in a very good condition through regular maintenance and service; otherwise we are facing different types of problems while driving. It is also one of the better steps taken by vehicle owner to avoid vehicle check problems.
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Vehicle check exercises are quite even common now days in every urban sector. Basically these are performed by local police, in order to maintain a balance in between law and crime. So it is a crucial step taken by ESSEX police at Boreham; I hope through this step we are able to get a strong road safety management. Apart from road safety management; it is our duty to keep our vehicle in a very good condition through regular maintenance and service; otherwise we are facing different types of problems while driving. It is also one of the better steps taken by vehicle owner to avoid vehicle check problems. http://www.ultimateb immerservice.com/blo g/weekly-updates-fro m-ultimate-bimmer-se rvice/ adrianjones
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