Armley: Road checks clamp down on drivers


Officers from Pudsey Police Station have carried out stop checks on 30 vehicles on Canal Road, Armley as part of Operation Dodgegill.

Officers issued tickets of £100 each to driver and a passenger for not wearing a seatbelt and to the same vehicle another £100 ticket and three points on the licence for a bald tyre.

A driver was issued with vehicle defect rectification scheme for not displaying a number plate where it should be.

HM Revenue & Customs found a vehicle to be using red diesel, a dyed gas oil for registered agricultural or construction vehicles such as tractors, excavators and cranes. The driver may face a fine of £540.

Partner agencies such as the Driver & Vehicle Standards Agency DVSA and HMRC Road Fuel Testing Unit were also in attendance.


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