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Disqualified driver caught behind wheel two weeks before ban lifts

PUBLISHED: 20:48 06 December 2019 | UPDATED: 20:48 06 December 2019

Police have seized a blue SUV after discovering the driver was banned from the road. Picture: Ian Burt.

Police have seized a blue SUV after discovering the driver was banned from the road. Picture: Ian Burt.

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Police have seized a vehicle after the driver was discovered to be banned from the roads.

Officers from the Norfolk and Suffolk Road and Armed Policing Team (NSRAPT) stopped a blue SUV on the A149 in Ormesby on December 6 and discovered that the driver was banned from the road.

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The driver's disqualification was due to lift in two weeks.

The vehicle was seized by police under Section 165A of the 1988 Road Traffic Act.

In a tweet, @NSRAPT said: "#A149 Ormesby - Vehicle stopped and driver appears to be disqualified. Their disqualification did finish in two weeks' time #Sec165 #Seized.

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