Man fined for driving HGV over the weight limit

HGVs driving.

HGVs driving.

A MAN has been ordered to pay more GBP400 after driving a HGV over the weight limit in a village. Peter David Dowling, 49 of Hales Meadow, Mudford in Somerset appeared in Oxford Magistrates’ Court on May 6 and pleaded guilty to driving a vehicle in excess of the gross weight limit. Magistrates heard that on September 21, 2021, Dowling drove a heavy good vehicle which exceeded the weight restriction of 18 tonnes on the A415 at Newbridge near Kingston Bagpuize.

READ ALSO: Bicester man caught speeding in London and fined hundreds The defendant’s guilty plea was taken into consideration when imposing a sentence. He was fined GBP233 and ordered to pay a victim surcharge of GBP34 and costs of GBP180.

Overall Dowling was ordered to pay GBP447 by June 3, 2022. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Tik Tok Got a story for us? Send us your news and pictures here

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