Car cruising event causes crash and several arrests


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A number of arrests were made overnight by West Midlands Police after a car cruising event went wrong.

It took place just a week after an injunction banning car cruising was extended to 2021 by a High Court. Since 2015, 17 people have been charged with breaching the injunction in the Wolverhampton area alone.The prohibited activities include:

  • Driving at excessive speeds
  • Driving in convoys
  • Racing
  • Performing stunts
  • Playing radios and horns
  • Obstructing other road users and public highways
  • Antisocial behaviour, including swearing and shouting

Traffic police have taken to Twitter to warn users about the dangers of car cruising and racing.

Updates to come.


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