Police plan new crackdown on seafront 'boy racers'
Police are planning to crackdown on 'boy racers' along the town's
seafront and town car parks following an upsurge in the problem.
have reported increasing problems with anti-social driving in the
Pier Street Car Park in recent weeks, where vehicles are often seen
late at night performing noisy high-speed turns and speeding along
recent video below shows the problems in Burnham's Pier Street Car
Police's Beat Manager, Sgt Ryan Edwards, told Burnham-On-Sea.com:
"Over recent weeks we have been made aware of an increase in
anti-social behaviour linked to 'boy racers' on the sea front and
added: "Whilst we understand that the majority of road users
enjoy the roads in a lawful manner, my message to anyone that drives
in an anti-social manner is that this will not be tolerated and
we will use all of the powers available to us to prevent such activity."
can include the seizure of the vehicles involved. We will be working
closely with our road traffic policing team to use both overt and
covert tactics to tackle this issue so local residents and visitors
to the town can enjoy the town safely and in peace."
with concerns about anti-social driving should report the problem
to Burnham-On-Sea Police via 101, or by calling 999 if it is an
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