Be part of the solution and help make our roads safer - PCC blog

The PCC writes about work taking place to make Dorset's roads safer - including the growing number of Community Speed Watch groups across the county.

He writes: "I am proud to live and work in a county where so many organisations and people in our communities are working hard to raise awareness and encourage people to make good choices around using our roads. To obey the speed limit. To not use a mobile phone while driving. To not drink and drive.

"I have heard people say that driving offences, such as speeding and using a phone while driving, are not real crimes. But the law is very clear that they are. Further to that, conversations I have had with members of the public indicate that it is a real issue. The number of Community Speed Watch volunteers in our county demonstrates that speeding is a real issue for those who live in Dorset..."

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