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Appeal following collision involving a cyclist in York

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The driver left the scene in an unknown vehicle after the incident on the Micklegate junction next to Popworld , on 21 December at around  7pm. The cyclist suffered bruising to both legs however, luckily escaped without serious injury. We are requesting the public’s assistance to help establish the full circumstances around the incident, in […]

Traffic police vow to catch “as many uninsured drivers as possible” during county-wide operation

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Starting in January, officers say they will “get as many illegal drivers off the road as possible” during the days of action. On conviction, motorists also face getting six points on their licence and large fines, with further fees to get seized vehicles back once they are insured. Uninsured drivers are already routinely detected and […]

Drink and drug drivers face 2020 without a licence after 100 arrested during Christmas campaign

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Defendants will appear in court throughout January and February, where they also face fines and a criminal record. The traffic sergeant running the campaign for North Yorkshire Police says those convicted have “ruined their new year with an act of stupidity”. This year’s campaign ran from 9 December to 1 January. It saw police conducting […]