Evening Telegraph (First Edition)

Stunned police stop transporte­r with unsecured car

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A recovery truck driver has been fined for carrying a dangerous load after he was spotted transporti­ng a car which was not tied down.

Police tweeted a picture of the truck which road policing officers stopped in West Lothian.

Officers said the winch had broken “and driver felt it was OK to transport a car in this position and without it being tied down”.

The driver was fined for having a dangerous load.

Police officers said the motorist in question was not allowed to drive until the car had been removed.

The incident happened on Monday evening near Whitburn.

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