KEEPING WELSH ROADS SAFER
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KEEPING WELSH ROADS SAFER

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GoSafe regularly receives a number of videos and photographs of people driving dangerously, using a mobile phone, jumping red lights and many other forms of unsafe driving. Here’s some examples of submissions we've received and the action that we’ve taken against irresponsible drivers...

Offence: Gwent Police - Contravening a Red Light
A motorist was approaching a set of traffic lights at a roundabout, when another motorist in the middle lane continues to drive through the red lights, cutting across the lane. When the light turns green the submitter of this footage proceeded and as they approached a second set of lights saw the same offending motorist drive through the red lights again. The offending motorist appeared before the Magistrate Court on the 31st March, 2021 where they were given a £257 fine and 3 penalty points on their license for contravening a red light.
Offence: Gwent Police - Driving Without Due Care / Section 172
A motorist driving along Emlyn Ave heading to Badmington Grove, Blaenau Gwent was approaching a junction when they were confronted by another motorist who turned into the wrong lane and in an attempt to avoid them, mounted the pavement as they drove past. The offending motorist would have been offered a fine of £100 and 3 penalty points for driving without due care, had they responded to our initial communications. Having failed to respond, the offender was summoned to appear before the Magistrates Court for a Section 172 offence, where they were given a fine of £816 and 6 penalty points on their license.
Offence: South Wales Police - Insecure Load / Section 172
A motorist was travelling along a road in Bridgend, South Wales when a glass kitchen table blew off the back of the vehicle travelling ahead of them and smashed in front of them, causing the motorist to swerve in order to avoid the Insecure load. The offending motorist would have been offered a fine of £100 and 3 penalty points for driving without due care, had they responded to our initial communications. Having failed to respond, the offender was summoned to appear before the Magistrates Court for a Section 172 offence, where they were given a fine of 816 and 6 penalty points on their license.