Man caught driving in Heysham on metal rim of tyre

The driver of a VW in Heysham was caught by police driving on the metal rim of one tyre.

By Michelle Blade
Thursday, 23rd June 2022, 11:22 am

Lancs Road Police tweeted that when they spoke to the driver of the VW in Heysham he claimed that his front nearside tyre had only just gone flat.

They posted a picture of the tyre minus the rubber.

The driver only held a provisional driving licence and was not on the insurance.

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A man was caught driving on the metal rim of a tyre in Heysham. Picture by Lancs Road Police.

The vehicle was prohibited and seized under section 165 and the driver reported.