A POLICE crackdown on drink and drug driving has revealed a host of other motoring offences.

A total of 30 vehicles were stopped on the M27 near Rownham Services on Monday.

The checks were part of Operation Holly - a campaign targeting drink and drug drivers as well as unroadworthy vehicles.

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They unveiled a host of motoring offences following routine checks at the service station outside Southampton.

These included overloaded vehicles, defects, problems with tax, MOT, insurance and driving licences.

According to police, two-thirds of offenders were given verbal warnings, tickets offences or prohibitions.

The offences included trailers without lights, tyre offences,

Motorists were also spoken to about driving the morning after drinking alcohol and for driving without tax.

Throughout December, police will be carrying out checks for drink and drug drivers as part of Operation Holly.