Police find more than 80 people not wearing seatbelts during one day in Stansted

PUBLISHED: 15:31 08 June 2018 | UPDATED: 15:31 08 June 2018

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Officers found 87 people not wearing seatbelts during a road policing operation in Stansted on June 1.

During a series of road policing operations across the county, seven people were arrested, more than 570 people were found not to be wearing seatbelts, nearly 100 drivers were caught using their phones, and an elderly man had his licence revoked after failing an eye test.

In Stansted, officers seized three vehicles, found two vehicles with no MOT, 87 people not wearing seatbelts, two drivers using their phone and five other offences.

Officers carried out the operations in Tilbury and Stansted on June 1, Southend on June 4, Waltham Abbey on June 5, and Cowdrey Avenue in Colchester and the A12 on June 6.

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