SPEEDING drivers were issued with fines during police checks in Poole.

Officers checked vehicles in Sherborne Crescent in Canford Heath and Leicester Road in Branksome following complaints from the public.

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All those travelling at 10mph or more over the limit were given tickets during the checks, carried out yesterday.

A spokesman for the Poole Neighbourhood Policing Team said: "The difference in speed could be the difference between life or death in an accident. Please drive with care."