England has unmarked Police Trucks

Highways England s three supercabs capture over 3,500 traffic offences

We have heard of unmarked police cars but now there are unmarked police trucks

In the UK, Highways England has revealed that its fleet of three ‘plainclothes’ trucks, that patrol the country’s motorway and major trunk road network, have recorded over 3,500 moving traffic offences in their first year of operations.

The three unmarked ‘supercabs’ have been fitted with wide-angle cameras to capture unsafe driving behaviour.

During their first year of operations, the most common offences captured by the supercabs included: Not wearing a seatbelt, Using mobile phone & Not in proper control of vehicle

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David’s boyhood passion for motor cars did not immediately lead to a professional role in the motor industry. A qualified Civil Engineer he specialised in traffic engineering and transport planning. What followed were various positions including being seconded to a government think-tank for the planning of transport firstly in Sydney and then for the whole of NSW. After working with the NRMA and as a consultant he moved to being an independent writer and commentator on the broader areas of transport and the more specific areas of the cars we drive. His half hour motoring program “Overdrive” has been described as an “informed, humorous and irreverent look at motoring and transport from Australia and overseas”. It is heard on 22 stations across Australia. He does weekly interviews with several ABC radio stations and is also heard on commercial radio in Sydney. David has written for metropolitan and regional newspapers and has presented regular segments on metropolitan and regional television stations. David is also a contributor for AnyAuto