POLICE in the Scottish Borders are continuing to target speeding drivers throughout the region.

On Tuesday (January 31 2023) officers from the Scottish Borders Community Action Team (CAT) conducted a number of speed checks in Duns.

During the course of the operation three drivers were given warnings.

The CAT, are a policing resource of two teams of seven officers funded by Scottish Borders Council to deal with quality of life issues affecting the community.

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Officers recently operated roadside checkpoints across the Borders including Earlston, Eyemouth, Peebles and Galashiels.

Speed checks in Earlston led to six drivers being warned and a driver being reported for driving without insurance.

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Police Scotland says that it is committed to improving road safety and needs motorists to recognise the dangers of speeding and the need to obey speed limits at all times.

In an unrelated incident yesterday (February 2 2023) Roads Policing officers based in Galashiels seized a vehicle in Peebles after the driver was found to be uninsured.

And today Friday February 3, Roads Policing officers carried out speed checks near schools in Selkirk. No offences were detected but the officers said they would be returning.