POLICE officers seized uninsured vehicles and cautioned drivers for not wearing seatbelts during a crackdown in Worcester city centre.

At least two vehicles were seized for having no insurance, two people were cautioned for not wearing seatbelts and one person tested negative for drugs.

The crackdown was part of a training exercise for 19 new recruits that could be seen on Grand Stand car park this afternoon (Wednesday, September 13)

A West Mercia Police spokesman told the Worcester News the exercise had been a "success".

He added that the recruits were helping to carry out vehicle checks, including looking for distracted drivers in particular those using their mobiles, carrying out drink and drug tests, seizing uninsured vehicles and catching people without their seatbelts.