A total of 1,349 traffic violations were recorded between February 24 and 28, the police said on Tuesday.

Of the registered offences, 738 were for driving above the speed limit, 99 for drink driving, 86 for driving without a valid licence, 68 for traffic sign violations and 42 for driving without a valid MOT certificate.

A further 128 motorists were reprimanded for driving without wearing a seatbelt or using their mobile phones while driving.

An additional 188 tickets were given for various other traffic offences.