SEVERAL drivers have been charged with alleged road traffic offences in the past week as police continue to target the Helensburgh and Cardross areas for speeding.

On Monday morning, August 8, a 24-year-old man from England was stopped on Cardross Road, near to Hermitage Academy, allegedly driving his BMW at excessive speed in the 30mph zone.

The man was arrested on suspicion of committing a second road traffic offence, however, this was later dismissed.

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On Saturday, August 10, two other drivers were also charged with alleged speeding offences on the same stretch of road.

A 50-year-old man from Clydebank was allegedly clocked driving a Ford Fiesta in excess of the speed limit and later found to be uninsured. His 53-year-old female passenger was also charged with allegedly permitting the man to drive whilst uninsured.

Later that day, a 22-year-old man from Kilmarnock was charged with allegedly speeding and driving while not wearing glasses or contact lenses, which was a stipulation of his licence.

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Earlier last week, on Wednesday, August 8, a 17-year-old man from Dumbarton was found to be allegedly driving out with the terms of his licence after being involved in a crash at Glen Fruin.

Reports on all five will be sent to the procurator fiscal.