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
No CPC
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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