Motoring offence arrests and speeding offences by speed limit

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Amy Aeron-Thomas

Dear Cleveland Police,

Please provide the number of arrests in 2019 and 2020 for
a. Dangerous driving
b. Drink driving
c. Drug driving
d. Careless driving

2. Please provide the number of speeding offences by method of detection (camera and non-camera) by speed limit for 2020.

Thank you for your assistance with these requests.

Yours faithfully,

Amy Aeron-Thomas

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Freedom of Information, Cleveland Police

Dear Ms Aeron-Thomas,

 

Enquiry Ref: 13162/2021

 

I write in connection with your request for information dated 9^th August
2021 and received by this office on that date.  Below are the questions
raised in your request and our response?

 

Please provide the number of arrests in 2019 and 2020 for

a. Dangerous driving

b. Drink driving

c. Drug driving

d. Careless driving

a) The PQR Performance Team analyst has provided the below breakdown in
relation to the above.

 

Requestor Categories 2019 2020 Grand
Total
Dangerous Driving 72 74 146
Aggravated vehicle taking - ( being carried on ) and 3 4 7
dangerous driving (recordable)
Aggravated vehicle taking - ( initial taker ) and 3 8 11
dangerous driving (recordable)
CAUSE DEATH BY DANGEROUS DRIVING   1 1
DRIVE A MOTOR VEHICLE DANGEROUSLY 1   1
Cause death by dangerous driving (recordable) 4 3 7
Drive a motor vehicle dangerously (recordable) 56 51 107
Cause death by careless / inconsiderate driving   2 2
(recordable)
Cause serious injury by dangerous driving (recordable) 5 5 10
Drink Driving 657 556 1213
Cause death by driving without due care and attention /   1 1
reasonable consideration while unfit through drink
(recordable)
In charge of vehicle whilst unfit through drink 20 21 41
(recordable)
In charge of motor vehicle - alcohol level above limit 4 6 10
(recordable)
DRIVE MOTOR VEHICLE WHEN ALCOHOL LEVEL ABOVE LIMIT 5 5 10
Drive motor vehicle when alcohol level above limit 565 449 1014
(recordable)
Drive whilst unfit through drink (recordable) 63 74 137
Drug Driving 533 915 1448
Drive motor vehicle with a proportion of a specified 439 798 1237
controlled drug above the specified limit (recordable)
In charge of a motor vehicle with proportion of specified 3 2 5
controlled drug above specified limit (recordable)
DRIVE A VEHICLE WHILST UNFIT THROUGH DRUGS 1   1
In charge of vehicle whilst unfit through drugs   4 4
(recordable)
Drive a vehicle whilst unfit through drugs (recordable) 90 111 201
Careless Driving/ Other 10 22 32
Driver of a vehicle fail to stop after a road accident 3 2 5
(recordable)
Fail to stop a mechanically propelled vehicle when 6 17 23
required by constable / traffic warden
Fail to stop vehicle when directed by PC / traffic warden 1   1
/ traffic officer / CSO engaged in regulation of road
traffic
Driver of a vehicle fail to stop after road accident -   3 3
give name and address of self and owner / vehicle details
(recordable)
Grand Total 1272 1567 2839

 

2. Please provide the number of speeding offences by method of detection
(camera and non-camera) by speed limit for 2020.

a) Total 6514

Camera offences – 6082

Officer witnessed – 432

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Yours sincerely,

 

Ms E McGuigan

Freedom of Information Decision Maker

Directorate of Standards and Ethics

Cleveland Community Safety Hub | 1 Cliffland Way | Hemlington | TS8 9GL

E-mail: [email address]

 

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