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Five cars seized in winter checks

Almost 300 drivers stopped by police

Five vehicles were seized by police because they were not fit to be on the roads during the recent winter checks.

A further 14 stops resulted in charges for various offences.

The police ran the campaign from when the clocks went back at the end of last month.

173 drivers were given 7 days to repair a fault, which was almost 60% of those stopped by officers.

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