19th February 2018
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Police to target drivers on the street

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Police will be at Lerwick’s Market Cross every day this week to meet motorists who attempt to drive along Commercial Street between the forbidden hours of 11.30am to 5.30pm.

Today and tomorrow they will be speaking to motorists but on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday will be handing out fixed penalty tickets for driving through Commercial Street.

2 comments

  1. Michael Grant

    What is the point in telling motorists before hand that the police will be there betwen those hours,they will just turn doon around the cross as they are not breaking any law coming in from Faredie Maet to the cross.Pat the back for you guys for letting us know cheers!!

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  2. Sandy McDonald

    It is bloody annoying when you have to flatten yourself against the wall to let cars by, particularly when you have young children with you. All because someone wants to park right outside boots so they don’t have to find a spot at the fort car park. Laziness. Folk with mobility issues exempt of course.

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