Lorry driver stopped on A66 Cumbria facing £700 fine for offences

Cumbria roads police reported yesterday, May 15 that they had stopped the articulated HGV on the A66 as part of their road harm hotspot.

The driver has now bee fined £700 for three offences, which included driving without a tachograph and using a mobile phone whilst driving, as well as picking up six points on their licence.

In a statement Cumbria roads police said: “We’ve stopped this articulated HGV on the A66 this evening in our Road Harm Hotspot. The driver has been prosecuted for the following: Using Mobile Phone – 6 Points £300 Fine, Driving without a tachograph – £300 Fine, Driving with insufficient rest – £100 Fine.”