New police patrols for national roads network to improve saftey
Published 8 Jan 2013 09:30 1 Comment
A NEW national unit with the aim of helping improve public safety and increase police presence on the roads will form part of the single police service when it comes into effect this April.
Plans for the new national Trunk Roads Patrol Group were unveiled today (Tuesday January 8) by Chief Constable Steve House as he met police officers at the roads policing unit in Stirling.
The Chief Constable also inspected one of the group's motorway patrol vehicles which was badged with the new Police Scotland logo.
Police Scotland is reshaping its roads policing support across the country, establishing a national unit to improve police visibility across the national roads network, deter poor driver behaviour and target criminals who use the motorway and trunk road network.
This will be reinforced by local Divisional Roads Policing Units which will focus on policing local collision hotspots, reducing road casualties and dealing with local road safety concerns.
This article appeared in Peeblesshire News 08 Jan 13
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Jan 8, 16:38
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