KEEPING WELSH ROADS SAFER
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KEEPING WELSH ROADS SAFER

Snapped!

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: South Wales Police – Contravene a Red Light
A driver has been fined £574 and given 5 penalty points after driving through a red light on a pedestrian crossing. Footage of the incident which occurred on Whitchurch Road, Cardiff, was submitted to GoSafe through Operation Snap. The driver failed to comply with a conditional offer of a Fixed Penalty Notice, meaning the case was referred to Court. The driver was found guilty and received a £574 fine and 5 penalty points on their license.
Offence: North Wales Police – Due Care
A driver has been given 6 points and fines totalling £816 after footage was received of them driving without due care. A vehicle was travelling on the A55 in Buckley when they were overtaken by a silver Audi. The Audi then moved back in front of the vehicle and braked sharply, with no apparent reason. The driver of the Audi failed to provide their details when contacted by GoSafe, leading to a referral to Court. The driver received 6 points on their license, a £660 fine and were made to pay £90 costs and a £66 victim surcharge.
Offence: South Wales Police – Not in Proper Control
A driver seen using their phone whilst driving has been disqualified for 12 months and fined a total of £816. Footage of the offence was submitted to GoSafe after the driver was seen using their mobile phone on Trealaw Road, Tonypandy. The driver failed to provide details when contacted and the case was referred to Court. The driver was disqualified from driving for 12 months, given a £660 fine and were made to pay £90 costs and a £66 victim surcharge.