The driver nearly hit two children. As well as encouraging drivers to report incidents they catch on dash cams, officers are also appealing to other road users, such as horse riders, cyclists and motorcyclists, to send in any footage they have too. Meanwhile in Surrey - dashcam footage shows a police car easing out of a junction and an officer getting out of the vehicle. Local law enforcement agencies have also posted pictures of drivers being ticketed for failing to properly secure cargo. The administrator, who caught the footage and ask not to be named, said: 'I couldn't believe what I was seeing. It's got to be better than putting very experienced officers out to pasture! Driving at that speed is not only dangerous, but completely irresponsible.
There's plenty of vids out there where elements of breaking the law are blatantly obvious, one that's hit the news recently was the cyclist who caught a woman eating cereal whilst at the wheel. This is all about making the roads safer for all and we hope that Operation Snap deters people from taking any unnecessary risks. The A1 near Felton in Northumberland has claimed numerous lives over recent years, with the area where the road switches from dual to single carriageway becoming a tragic blackspot. The deployment of police workers is an operational matter for individual chief constables. Many times there is no reason they are doing it other than they are careless, or it's their idea of having fun. This slope is so steep cars always drive very fast anyway by default but he wasn't satisfied with that and riding someone's bumper like that coming down a steep mountain is seriously stupid and dangerous. Police workers with multiple responsibilities or designations are recorded under their primary role or function.
This was 7 years ago before dashcam were as popular and cheap. Hit: The officer is sent flying and both cars are badly damaged The footage shows the man stepping in to the road and the driver hitting him - before speeding off. Force corrected original figure quoted by Home Office. I suspect they might be more likely to view it if you supply a youtube link. I never planned to use dash cam footage for reporting drivers like this, but I got so upset at a driver the other day I tried.
We did spot a water heater in the photo that is harnessed, but it appears to be resting -- along with several other metal objects -- against rotten pieces of plywood. Another driver was found to have sent 10 replies to 10 texts within one hour; one driver was seen trying to put toothpaste on a toothbrush; and another was spotted steering with his knees while he ate his lunch and used his mobile phone. Sent of to local taxi licensing authority - who forwarded to police. The picture below was posted to Twitter of a basketball hoop. But this has not stopped some drivers taking the risk and accelerating to speeds in excess of 100mph. The elevated position of the Highways England-funded cab has allowed police officers to film dangerous driving behaviour by pulling up alongside vehicles on motorways and major A-roads over the last two years. All crashes in this video are non-fatal.
She managed to swerve to avoid hitting it, but lost control of her car and hit a guardrail. I was turning left too so I don't know where this character was headed. The landmark conviction of Adrian Maynard for dangerous driving yesterday came after PoliceWitness. The crimes they've caught people committing so far range from driving without due care and attention, to failing to stop at a red light, and ignoring a solid white line. I was really tempted to report the guy but it would have shot the rest of my afternoon dealing with the cops and trying to show them footage of what the guy did. Drivers are then pulled over by police cars following behind. But now forces are planning to make the most of the cameras - and are appealing for drivers to send in footage of other motorists breaking the law.
The funny part about the whole experience was that I could see through his back window that this crazy guy had a dash cam stuck to his windshield! Take this video as a learning tool. Now, two women are telling their frightening stories about their own close calls with potentially deadly debris on the roadway. Minor annoyances are no big deal, but when people are extremely rude and blatantly breaking laws while being careless to everyone else is when I get upset. In April, a yellow school bus in Borough Park jumped the curb to avoid double parked cars. A dangerous driver caught on camera is to be brought to book, police promised yesterday. I am not looking to be a traffic crime fighter, but sometimes I get very irritated with other drivers and wish there was something I could do other than sit back and take abuse from other drivers while convincing myself to not ram their car off the road.
. Emergency services at a crash on the A1 near Alnwick in December Image: Newcastle Chronicle This timescale would mean that construction starts in 2021 for completion in 2023. I had video of a taxi driver on his mobile - clear as day. Officers gave verbal advice to 388 drivers, issued 838 fixed or graduated penalty notices and filed 3,318 traffic offence reports, usually requiring attendance at a driver education course. Do you want to automatically post your MailOnline comments to your Facebook Timeline? A clip of the manoeuvre was played in court.
Every single time I think about it, I always say to myself that I sure did hope that she had a dash cam that time. Footage captured by Highways England included a lorry driver seen resting his foot on the dashboard while checking his mobile phone as he travelled on a motorway in East Yorkshire. And work could begin on dualling a large stretch of the road in 2021. It is never a risk worth taking. Caught on camera: North Wales Police has invited members of the public to upload dash cam footage of dangerous drivers in the region to a new system that makes it easier and quicker for them to charge offenders.