Van driver caught on M6 motorway with suspension made out of WOOD

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Central Motorway Police Group have urged other drivers not to use wood to fix their vehicles

A motorist has been caught on the M6 driving a van with an extension made out of WOOD.

Central Motorway Police Group  (CMPG) caught the driver on the motorway and prohibited his vehicle.

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Not only was the suspension made out of wood, the van was also overloaded.

By the time CMPG officers caught up with the driver his tyre had burst.

Van driver caught with suspension made of wood on the M6 before tire burst by CMPG Van driver caught with suspension made of wood on the M6 before tire burst by CMPG
Van driver caught with suspension made of wood on the M6 before tire burst by CMPG

The shocked officers reported the incident on Twitter and urged other drivers: “Please don’t try and fix your suspension with wood. Don’t then drive up the M6 massively overloaded, it will not end well as the tyre could not stand the weight. This van has been prohibited and the driver prosecuted.”

Burst tyre on van with suspension made of wood caught by CMPG on the M6Burst tyre on van with suspension made of wood caught by CMPG on the M6
Burst tyre on van with suspension made of wood caught by CMPG on the M6

They gave no information on when the offence had taken place, or whereabouts on the M6 they caught up with the driver.

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The CMPG work with West Midlands Police and Staffordshire Police

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