Coalpit Heath man charged in road safety campaign

June 27 2017

A MAN from Coalpit Heath was among five drivers charged as part of the Operation Tonic road safety campaign.

A MAN from Coalpit Heath was among five drivers charged as part of the Operation Tonic road safety campaign.

Avon and Somerset police said it was naming motorists charged with a drink or drug driving offence during June.

Run in the same way as the force’s Christmas campaign last year, officers are using special wipes at the roadside to test drivers for suspected drugs, including cannabis and cocaine, as well as checking for alcohol consumption.

The drivers charged included Roy Rich of Coalpit Heath.