Tayside Police caught 63 drivers speeding and ten drivers not wearing seatbelts as part of a national road safety campaign.
The campaign, which ran between Tuesday and Friday last week, aimed to highlight country road hazards as well as the importance of wearing a seatbelt.
A 52-year-old taxi driver in Dundee was also caught by police allowing a passenger to carry a one-year-old child unrestrained on her lap.
Six vehicles were seized as a result of drivers having no insurance for their car and one vehicle was seized due to it being used in an anti-social manner.
The drivers either received a fixed penalty notice with a financial penalty ranging from £60 to £200 and six penalty points for these offences or alternatively, were reported to the procurator fiscal.
The campaign aimed to stress hazards on country roads in the run up to summer such as increased numbers of road users including motorcyclists, cyclists and tourists.
Chief inspector Sandy Bowman, head of road policing, said: “Once again we have found that there are still far too many people, for whatever reason, taking the conscious decision not to wear a seatbelt or not ensuring that everyone in the vehicle is suitably restrained.
“Far too many drivers have been continuing to drive at inappropriate speeds for the road and weather conditions and in excess of the posted speed limits.
“It is important for all road users to be aware of all hazards that may exist, such as accumulations of water at the roadside, slow moving vehicles, mud on the road, hidden junctions or narrow road lanes. These are just some of the examples, but as a guide, drivers should ask themselves “Can I stop safely?”, if not, take action to slow down.”
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