Driver thought car due to scrapped was 'safe and roadworthy'

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The car was due to be scrapped tomorrow, but the driver still thought it was in a good enough condition to drive - Credit: Great Yarmouth Police

Police seized a car which was falling apart in Great Yarmouth despite the owner thinking it was in a good enough condition to drive home.

Great Yarmouth Police stopped the car on Thursday, March 11 following obvious concerns about the state of the vehicle. 

The car was due to be scrapped tomorrow, but the driver still thought it was in a good enough condition to drive

The car was due to be scrapped tomorrow, but the driver still thought it was in a good enough condition to drive - Credit: Great Yarmouth Police

In a Tweet, police said: "Vehicle stopped in Great Yarmouth. The driver thought it was in a safe and roadworthy condition to drive home to be scrapped tomorrow.

"We had a different opinion and seized it. It also came to light the driver didn't have valid insurance."


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