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Pedestrians and drivers are being warned to be extra vigilant this November as deaths and serious injuries for these groups are higher than in any other month of year.
UK data from 2010-2014 shows serious pedestrian casualty incidents rise from an average low of 397 in August to a peak of 565 in November, an increase of 42 per cent
Serious car user casualties also peak in November, averaging 832
On average there are 2,135 serious casualties on Britain’s roads every November
Spain: Guardia Civil Traffic Police in Murcia detained a driver for leaving a traffic accident spot after causing critical injuries to a motorcyclist. The driver left the accident scene without providing any support to the injured motorcyclist. After the investigation, the driver was charged for offences against the Traffic Safety and neglecting the aid support. Another person who was in the car when the accident took place was also charged for covering-up.
A man, thought to be Britain's worst speeding offender, has been jailed after filming himself driving at 192mph on a Northamptonshire road. Police found mobile phone footage of Shaun Davis, from Northampton, driving several high performance cars when he was arrested on an unrelated matter.
One video showed him reach a speed of 192mph (309kmh) in a Nissan GTR.
An international traffic surveillance operation conducted by the police revealed a large number of traffic violations and other criminal activity. The Finnish Police participated in a Nordic-Baltic Trivium operation on 19-23 October 2015. This operation was jointly coordinated by five countries: Finland, Sweden, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. The operations centre consisted of representatives from all of these countries. Field operations in Finland were carried out by all police departments, to the extent permitted by their resources.