Police pull over truck for unsecure load in Great Yarmouth

Police pulled over a truck in Great Yarmouth after concerns about how secure its load was. Picture: NSRAPT

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A truck travelling without fully securing its load was pulled over by police.

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The Norfolk and Suffolk Roads and Armed Policing Team (NSRAPT) team stopped the vehicle in Great Yarmouth on Saturday.

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On Twitter, the NSRAPT said the truck had only one proper strap and bungee cords holding the load on.

Among the items it was transporting were ladders, a wheel barrow, a bucket of scaffold joints and metal poles. According to officers, upon speaking to the driver, he replied "I'll just get the other strap". The team tweeted: "Stopped this truck in Gt Yarmouth.

Only one proper strap and a few bungees holding this load on.... or not (see the battens next to the ladder). Other items loose - ie. a wheel barrow, a bucket of scaffold joints. When told the driver said: 'I'll get the other strap!'"


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