Police found 45 driving offences when carrying out an action day in a Norfolk coastal town to reduce road deaths. 

Officers stopped 40 vehicles during the one-day crackdown in Great Yarmouth and escorted them to a designated check site. 

This led to five cars five cars being seized immediately and one arrest. 

Only three vehicles left the site with no offences. 

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Among the issues discovered were drivers not wearing a seatbelt, using a mobile phone, insecure loads, window tints and vehicle defects all being found. 

Police also recorded 99 drivers speeding during the same day.  

Insp Will Drummond, from the Joint Roads and Armed Policing team, said: “Only three out of the 40 vehicles escorted to the site left without committing any offences. This illustrates the importance of action days.

"Our action days provide us with the perfect opportunity to educate and engage with the public and reduce the chance of people being killed or seriously injured on Norfolk’s roads.”