Drivers could be hit with fines and points as speeding courses suspended during lockdown

Due to Coronavirus lockdown measures, speed awareness courses have been suspended, raising the risk of motorists accumulating penalty points instead. Speed awareness courses have been suspended for 12 weeks as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. Minor driving offences could result in stricter penalties as motorists will not have the option to choose a speed

Police warn motorists: ‘We won’t tolerate motoring offences that tie up resources and endanger lives’

Police are warning motorists to adhere to the rules of the road after detecting excessively high speeds and other driving offences on key routes across North Yorkshire. Officers believe that less traffic on the road is encouraging some drivers to speed and drive unsafely. Police are urging motorists not to tie up valuable police or