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Traffic officers operate on motorways and some primary routes in England. What are they authorised to do?

Stop and arrest drivers who break the law

Repair broken-down vehicles on the motorway

Issue fixed penalty notices

Stop and direct anyone on a motorway
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Traffic officers don’t have enforcement powers but are able to stop and direct people on motorways and some ‘A’ class roads. They only operate in England and work in partnership with the police at incidents, providing a highly trained and visible service.