Peterborough residents urged to report dangerous driving in city

Residents are being urged to continue to report dangerous driving offences in the Ortons and Hamptons.

Tuesday, 21st May 2019, 3:13 pm
Police news

Cambridgeshire police said that in recent weeks there has been an increase in reports of young people riding mopeds dangerously in residential areas.

PC Steve Godfrey said: “We’re asking for the public’s help to identify who the offenders are. Thankfully no one has been hurt to date, but there have been a few near misses.

“Please try to give us as much information as possible about the offenders; time and place of the incident, visual descriptions, also names and addresses if you know who they are.”

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The incidents have mainly been happening after school hours and weekends and offenders have been using various types of vehicles including mopeds and quad bikes.

Dangerous driving includes:

- Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs

- Driving with no insurance or without a licence

- Speeding or careless driving

- Driving an unroadworthy vehicle

- Driving whilst using a mobile device

Anyone with information is urged to contact police either online at or call 101.