Fixed penalties have been issued to 13 drivers during road traffic patrols carried out by police in the Stornoway area as part of the continuing road safety campaign, Operation Cedar.

Patrols on town centre locations between Thursday December 19th and today (Sunday) detected a variety of offences including speeding, not wearing a seatbelt and careless driving.

Drivers were stopped in locations including Perceval Road, Anderson Road and Willowglen. Those detected speeding were fined £100 and received three penalty points on their licence, while a £100 fixed penalty was issued to others.

One driver was also issued with a vehicle anti-social behaviour order (ASBO) due to the nature of his driving. A second offence of a similar nature will mean confiscation of his vehicle.