NORTHUMBERLAND coastline officers are reminding the public to use care when attending car meets after reports of some illegal activity at the events.

Car meets are when car enthusiast meet up at a particular location to showcase vehicles and discuss engines, design and all things automobile.

However, following recent concerns from communities and reports of anti-social behaviour and speeding, officers from Northumbria Police are reminding the public to act in accordance with the law when at these meet ups.

Those found driving in a careless or dangerous manner, causing unnecessary noise or acting in an anti-social manner could see action taken against them in the form of vehicle seizures, fixed penalty tickets, dispersals and where necessary arrests.

Where appropriate, officers may also speak to your insurance company about modifications to ensure all have been done legally.