The 6 drivers caught breaking the law…

The 6 drivers caught breaking the law in Hull and East Yorkshire
2020-06-14 17:08:00
A driver wrote off their car on the A63 after travelling “too fast” in treacherous conditions before being reported by police for driving on a provisional licence. Officers from Humber Roads Police said the driver, who had crashed near Brough, was “fortunate” to escape without injury after they attended the scene in the morning of Saturday, June 6. They warned that the driver had been going too fast when there was “lots of standing water” on the roads after weeks of consistent sunshine was disrupted by heavy rain last week. Officers from the Humber Roads Police team tweeted: “The consequences of driving too fast this morning in the conditions – lots of standing water. “Please slow down and save lives. “Driver is fortunate to be walking away uninjured however reported for driving on a provisional licence!” That was one of many incidents police officers have to deal with over the past seven days as they bid to make our roads a safer place. Across the region, officers patrol the roads and motorway on the lookout for drivers breaking the rules and this week has been no different. They had been driving on a provisional licence (Image: Humber Roads Police) But bad weather was not the only problem officers had to contend with over the past seven days. On Wednesday, June 10, the same police unit said they had been involved in a chase on foot near Chanterlands Avenue after the passenger of a car linked to county lines drug offences ran away when the vehicle was identified by officers. The driver failed a drugs wipe and the team said they had found “more than 110 deals' worth” of drugs. Two people were arrested and the vehicles and property were seized. Another vehicle was also stopped in Hull on Wednesday after the car was linked to drugs offences. The roads policing team tweeted: “Stop vehicle in Hull linked to drugs supply. Vehicle searched and large amount of cash located inside. “Driver arrested on money laundering and drug driving. Searches locate cannabis factory and large amount of class A and B drugs to the sum of 30,000 seized.” Watch: What happens when crime is reported? Video Loading Video Unavailable Click to play Tap to play The video will start in8Cancel Play now Driving while over the limit was also a problem on Sunday, June 14, when officers attended an accident involving a van and a motorbike on the M62 near Goole. While the van driver failed to stop, the motorcyclist provided a roadside breath test and was found to be nearly twice over the legal limit. He was also only a provisional licence holder, officers said. Find the latest traffic updates in your area On the same day, the team also tweeted to say they had stopped a driver in Walton Street, Hull, after his three-year-old boy was found “jumping around on the back seat with no seatbelt”. Police tweeted: “Driver on Walton Street stopped and sent for a walk to purchase a car seat for his three year old boy jumping around on the back seat with no seatbelt. “Vehicle also has an expired MOT.” Video LoadingVideo UnavailableClick to playTap to playThe video will start in 8CancelPlay now Video Loading Video Unavailable
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