Driving Offences at Junction of A167 & A184 - 181/20

Date Responded 05 February 2020

Provision of information held by Northumbria Police made under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (the 'Act')

As you may be aware the purpose of the Act is to allow a general right of access to information held at the time of a request, by a Public Authority (including the Police), subject to certain limitations and exemptions.

You asked:

I would like to know how many arrests, cautions and/or prosecutions there have been over the last 3 years of drivers performing illegal left/right turns at the junction of the A167 and the A184 (Gateshead end of the Tyne Bridge)


In Response:

Following receipt of your request, searches were conducted with the Criminal Justice Department of Northumbria Police.  I can confirm that the information you have requested is held by Northumbria Police.

I am able to disclose the located information to you as follows.

I can confirm that there have been 10 drivers caught performing illegal turns at the A167/\A184 end of Tyne Bridge, over the last 3 years.

1 x  Caution (Verbal)

1 x prosecuted to court

8 x complied with the Fixed Penalty Notice


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