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  • Summer drink and drug driving campaign – 12 people charged

    16 June 2017
    A further 12 people have now been charged with drink or drug driving offences as part of Dorset Police’s summer drink and drug driving campaign. They are due to appear at courts in Poole and Weymouth during June and July. A total of 19 people have...
  • Summer drink and drug driving campaign - seven people charged

    09 June 2017
    A total of seven people have been charged with drink or drug driving offences so far as part of Dorset Police’s summer drink and drug driving campaign. They are due to appear at courts in Poole and Weymouth during June. The campaign runs between T...
  • Dorset Police to name those caught drink driving during summer campaign

    01 June 2017
    Today sees the launch of the Dorset Police summer drink and drug driving campaign which is set to run until Friday 30 June. Drivers are being reminded that the consequences of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs can be devastating and those c...
  • Update: Man charged following reported driving offences in Poole

    15 May 2017
    A man has been charged following reports that a vehicle failed to stop for officers in Poole. At around 10.30am on Tuesday 28 February 2017 a vehicle travelled from Holes Bay Road to Sterte Road Railway Bridge along Broadstone Way, Willis Way and Fleets ...
  • Officers and day centre users carry out speed checks in Blandford

    03 May 2017
    Local officers in the Blandford area have teamed up with day centre service users to take action on speeding motorists in the town. The town’s Neighbourhood Policing Team spent the morning with members of the Speaking Up project, run by People Firs...
  • Dorset Police targets dangerous road users in West Dorset crackdown

    28 April 2017
    Traffic officers from across Dorset, Devon and Cornwall came together as part of Operation Allied Wolf yesterday for a major crackdown on dangerous road users in Weymouth, Portland and Dorchester. Officers targeted people suspected of being involved in ...
  • Volunteers invited to sign up to Community Speed Watch

    25 April 2017
    Dorset Police is inviting local communities who have concerns about speeding in their area to sign up to Community Speed Watch. The initiative gives local communities the opportunity to get actively involved in road safety, with teams operating in vil...
  • Appeal after road rage incident in Dorchester

    24 April 2017
    Officers are appealing for information after a road rage incident involving a motorist and two cyclists in Dorchester. The incident happened at around 2.30pm on Friday 7 April 2017 in High West Street. Two cyclists, wearing lycra and helmets, were invol...
  • Motorists warned of road closures in Shaftesbury area

    13 April 2017
    Motorists are being warned of road closures on routes between Shaftesbury and Blandford this afternoon, Thursday 13 April 2017. The A350 is currently closed for the recovery of a crane following a fire, which was reported at 6.20pm yesterday, Wednesday 1...
  • 92 motorists caught using their phone in week long crackdown

    13 March 2017
    Following an increase in the penalties for using a mobile phone at the wheel, Dorset Police has taken part in a week-long crackdown against people using their mobile phones while driving, with 92 fixed penalty notices being issued. The campaign ran from ...
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