Banned young Wigan motorist stopped by police driving an HGV

A young motorist has had his road ban extended after driving a lorry in Wigan while disqualified.
Atherton Road, HindleyAtherton Road, Hindley
Atherton Road, Hindley

Reece Hignett, 21, of Gordon Street, Leigh, appeared before Wigan magistrates to plead guilty to being at the wheel of a heavy goods vehicle on Atherton Road, Hindley, on August 30 when he was forbidden to do so.

The bench barred him from driving for a further six months, ordered that he complete 15 days of rehabilitation activities and ordered that he pay £180 in court costs and a victim services surcharge.