Police have launched a crackdown on some of the worst driving habits of the south's motorists.

They will target resources to a number of roads across Hampshire in a bid to slash the number of serious crashed.

Major roads targeted will be the A3, A27, M27, M3, A33 near Basingstoke, A32 from Gosport through the Meon Valley, A35 in Southampton, A31 through the New Forest and the A2047 in Portsmouth.

Officers will also be focusing on routes which have seen the most collisions involving cyclists such as:

FAREHAM:  A27 between its junctions with Farm Road, Titchfield Common and Highlands Road.

SOUTHAMPTON: A3024 between its junctions with Hawkeswood Road and A334 Bitterne Road East. A3057 Shirley High Street and Shirley Road, A3025 Central Bridge, Royal Crescent Road, B3039 Salt Marsh Road, A33 March Lane, A33 Terminus Terrace and Pound Tree Road.

NEW FOREST:  B3054 between Hill Top and Hatchet Moor.

PORTSMOUTH:  The A2047 Havant Road, A3 Cambridge Road, B2154 Museum Road, A288 Hampshire Terrace, Jubilee Terrace, and Elm Grove.

GOSPORT:  B3334 Gosport Road, A32 Gosport Road, between its junctions with Mill Road roundabout and Lederle Lane.