Speeding clampdown in Scottish Borders

Following complains from the public police in the Scottish Borders carried out a stop check on vehicles travelling on Melrose Road, Galashiels on Saturday October 20.

Residents complained young drivers were using the road and speeding.

Thirty seven vehicles were stopped, one vehicle was seized because the driver had no insurance, four vehicles were issued tickets for construction and use defects, and one was detected for having an excessively noisy exhaust.