Lorry driver was untaxed and had a provisional licence, police found

AN eighteen-tonne truck on the way to pave someone's drive was stopped in Abingdon today by police due to a 'few issues.' The Iveco Eurocargo was stopped by Thames Valley Police's road policing team due to a list of problems with its registration and tax. ALSO READ: Abingdon's Michaelmas Fair returns today

The police found the vehicle was being driven on a provisional driving licence, with no insurance. The road tax on the truck had also expired, it was not registered to a driver, had no operator's licence, and no tachograph machine to record speed and distance.

Stopped this 18t truck @ Abingdon this am
It has a few 'issues' Prov car licence
No insurance
Tax expired 2017
Not registered to anyone
No 'O' Licence
No tacho card
Tacho cal exp
Insecure load
Was enroute to pave a drive, now seized
PC4459 Pilling#JOUCVU #DVSAENFORCEMENT pic.twitter.com/TfMbJYviqh

-- TVP Roads Policing (@tvprp) October 7, 2019

There driver also did not have a certificate of professional competence and the load behind the truck was not secure.

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Police said the truck was on the way to pave someone's driveway, but they seized the vehicle before it arrived.

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