A total of 141 drivers have been asked to present their driving licence and insurance details at a police station after hundreds of cars were stopped during a police operation in Northampton.
More than 20 police officers, including specials and trainee officers, pulled in more than 200 vehicles off the Towcester Road, near B&Q yesterday in a bid to catch motorists driving without a valid licence or insurance cover.
The officers also checked the vehicles for any defects such as false number plates or bald tyres.
As a result of the operation, 10 drivers were found to be in vehicles with defects and 14 people were fined by officers for using their mobile phone or not wearing a seatbelt.
One car was taken off the road because the driver did not have any insurance cover.