Anti-Social Driving in Fort William

By Reporter, The HighLand Times, Wednesday September 12 2018

Police in Lochaber are encouraging motorists to drive responsibly after concerns about the anti-social use of vehicles in Fort William town centre.

Concerns have been raised about excessive and unnecessary noise, speeding and careless driving within the town centre area.

Officers from the Road Policing Unit and the local policing team will continue to carry out patrols in the area and target those who are falling below the standard of a careful and competent driver who pose a risk to other road users,

Commenting Constable Shaun Knox from the Road Policing Unit said:

"We have been regularly engaging with the young drivers in our community in relation to the anti-social use of vehicles.

"Despite this we continue to receive reports of incidents in the area, particularly in Fort William town centre.

"Drivers need to understand that if this continues they will be identified and further action will be taken.

"We would encourage drivers to think about the way that they use their vehicle, ensuring they drive safely, with respect for local residents and other drivers and do not use the vehicle in an anti-social manner."

Anyone with any future information can contact Police Scotland on 101, you can also share information anonymously by calling Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.



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