Tuesday, September 18, 2018
You are here: Isle of Man > Isle of Man News
Isle of Man News
General News
Warning over removal of TT signage 15 May 2008

Chief Constable Mike LangdonANYBODY caught removing TT signage from around the Mountain Course will be arrested and prosecuted.

It has been brought to the attention of the Isle of Man Constabulary that signs erected ahead of this year’s festival have gone missing.

Chief Constable Mike Langdon, who is also Chief Marshal for TT 2008, stressed that such irresponsible behaviour could have potentially dangerous consequences.

He said:

‘We view this matter in a very serious light and will be adopting a very robust approach in terms of policing. Anybody found to be in illegal possession of TT signage will be arrested and prosecuted. The signs are put in place for the safety of the competitors, spectators, marshals and general public and removing them could result in a serious incident. We will seek to prosecute offenders and hope that the serious nature of this issue would be reflected in the sentences handed down by the courts.’

More stories >>>  

Related News Articles
Pupils first to use new footbridge 1 May 2012
Pupils at Cronk-y-Berry Primary School today became the first to cross the new footbridge over the TT course, linking Governor’s Hill with the new school at Bemahague, Onchan. [More]
Mountain Safe 5 April 2012
As the spring weather approaches with warmer and longer days, there is an increase in motorbike traffic on and around the Mountain Course. [More]
Pieces of the TT Course sell like hot tar 6 June 2011
TT fans have the very rare opportunity of being able to buy a piece of the TT course thanks to Isle of Man Stamps & Coins. [More]
A3 Lezayre Road, Ramsey - Road Closure 13 May 2011
A section of the A3 Lezayre Road, in Ramsey and Lezayre, will be closed to vehicular traffic from its junction with Bircham Avenue to its junction with Gardeners Lane, from 6. [More]
Emergency closures 28 April 2011
In order to carry out essential resurfacing work at critical locations on the TT course the Department proposes to implement the following road closures next week. [More]

Other Guides by Maxima Systems Ltd: Disney World