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Road safety  January 2017  

  • Christmas drink and drug drive campaign results

    30 January 2017
    The annual Christmas drink and drug drive campaign saw Dorset Police target those who drive while under the influence. A total of 554 breath tests were carried out by officers during the Christmas campaign, which ran between Thursday 1 December 2016 and ...
  • Abnormal load move through East Dorset

    26 January 2017
    Dorset Police would like to inform motorists of an abnormal load scheduled for the east of the county. The move of the load - a 4.45m-wide 727 aircraft fuselage - will take place with police escort on Saturday 28 January 2017 between Bournemouth Internat...
  • National enforcement campaign against motorists using mobile phones begins

    23 January 2017
    Dorset Police is working with police forces nationally in the first of a series of enforcement campaigns to crackdown on those who use their phones when driving. During the week-long campaign, which will run from Monday 23 January to Sunday 29 January 20...
  • Abnormal load move through West Dorset

    10 January 2017
    Dorset Police would like to inform motorists of an abnormal load scheduled for the west of the county. The move of the load, which is 5.20 metres wide, will take place with police escort today, Tuesday 10 January 2017, between Honiton in Devon and Tods D...
  • Christmas drink and drug drive campaign – 23 charged

    04 January 2017
    A further 23 people have been charged with drink driving offences as part of Dorset Police's Christmas drink and drug drive campaign. They are due to appear at courts in Bournemouth and Weymouth in January. A total of 54 people were charged with drink o...