Cur­tains for the driver who didn’t see it com­ing

Manchester Evening News - - NEWS -

A VAN driver was caught on the M6 with his wind­screen ob­scured by a large dan­gling cur­tain and an ar­ray of strange items.

An em­broi­dered scarf was pinned to the right of the screen, while cot­ton dice and a fluffy bird toy were at­tached to the cur­tain trim.

As if that wasn’t enough, the driver at­tached a phone and a sat-nav to the mid­dle of the screen. And on the dash­board, pink glow­ing lamps were il­lu­mi­nated against the win­dow.

The driver was stopped near Sand­bach in Cheshire and fined.

A po­lice tweet on the in­ci­dent prompted the com­ment that the van looked ‘like a for­tune teller’s tent’.

There’s a wind­screen some­where . . . the well-fur­nished van

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