Cop deck! Police ride upstairs on double decker buses to catch out drivers who ... trends now

Cop deck! Police ride upstairs on double decker buses to catch out drivers who ... trends now
Cop deck! Police ride upstairs on double decker buses to catch out drivers who ... trends now

Cop deck! Police ride upstairs on double decker buses to catch out drivers who ... trends now

Policeman in Scarborough, North Yorkshire, seen using the 'Op Deck' tactic  Directed colleagues in marked vehicles to the offending motorists  Stricter mobile phone legislation came into force in March 2022

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Police officers have been seen riding on the top deck of buses to spot drivers using their mobile phones.

Policeman in Scarborough, North Yorkshire, were able to identify lawbreakers on top of the double-deckers and direct colleagues in marked vehicles to the offending motorists to carry out the stops.

The new road safety operation, named Op Deck, was launched on Sunday and the force said 'multiple tickets' were issued as a result. 

PC Zac Waterman said working on double-deckers gave officers 'a great vantage point to view these dangerous motorists'. 

He said: 'We have listened to the local community and businesses who regularly make complaints of motorists using their mobile phones while driving.

The new road safety operation, named Op Deck, was launched on Sunday and the force said 'multiple tickets' were issued as a result

The new road safety operation, named Op Deck, was launched on Sunday and the force said 'multiple tickets' were issued as a result

PC Zac Waterman said working on double-deckers gave officers 'a great vantage point to view these dangerous motorists'

PC Zac Waterman said working on double-deckers gave officers 'a great vantage point to view these dangerous motorists'

Policeman in Scarborough, North Yorkshire, were able to identify lawbreakers on top of the double-deckers and direct colleagues in marked vehicles to the offending motorists to carry out the stops

Policeman in Scarborough, North Yorkshire, were able to identify lawbreakers on top of the double-deckers and direct colleagues in marked

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