COLNE: Police stop 50 vehicles in roadside checks blitz

Special police constables Sam Burniston, Karen Lonsdale and Mandy Pickles talk to Pendle MP Andrew Stephenson during the police operation held on Whitewalls Drive as part of National Specials Weekend. A120211/2b
Special police constables Sam Burniston, Karen Lonsdale and Mandy Pickles talk to Pendle MP Andrew Stephenson during the police operation held on Whitewalls Drive as part of National Specials Weekend. A120211/2b

more than 50 motorists had their vehicles checked out by police during an exercise in Whitewalls Drive, Colne, on Saturday.

Road policing officers were joined by four special constables as part of National Specials Weekend for the 90-minute operation, which saw drivers also receive advice on road safety.

Pendle MP Andrew Stephenson was also present for a time and spoke to the special constables taking part.