Police are "cracking" down on speeding motorists after drivers are warned of speed checks.

Local community officers sent out the message after conducting checks on a busy East Renfrewshire road.

It is not known exactly where the police measured the speed of drivers.

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The force said that they would be "out in the local area" as they look to halt speedsters.

In a post on X, formerly known as Twitter, it said: "@PSOSEastRen local community teams have been out in your local area cracking down on speeding motorists.

"Speeding is one of the Fatal Five – Speeding increases the chances of being in a fatal or serious injury collision."