Modified vehicle roadshow, East and Midlothian first show Dunbar,16th May – Is your ‘mod’ legal?

Are the mods you made to your car legal?

Lothian and Borders Police are hosting a series of road shows across East and Midlothian to highlight the dangers of vehicle modification to young drivers.

The events, which will take place in Straiton, Dunbar, Haddington, Musselburgh and East Fortune will demonstrate various modifications regularly made to cars and provide advice and guidance on their legality.

Participants will be given advice and guidance on how these modifications affect the vehicle and the potential collision risks they pose.

The road shows are open to drivers of all ages and anyone who wishes to attend is welcome to come along and discuss any driving issues they may have with police.

Any businesses or employers of young drivers, who would like this vehicle to attend at their workplace, please contact The Road Safety Office 0131 654 5539 to arrange a date and time.

Roadshow dates

Date Venue Time
Wed 16 May Asda Superstore, Spott Road, Dunbar 12-2pm
Wed 30 May Outside The Bead Shop, 31 Court Street, Haddington 12-2pm
Thu 28 June Ikea, Straiton 12-2pm
Sat 28 July East Fortune Airshow All day
28, 29, 30 August at ‘2mro’s Driver’ event  Brunton Hall, Musselburgh 9-3pm daily