Wigan man drove while banned

Another two years have been added to a motorist’s road ban after he was caught at the wheel.

Monday, 10th May 2021, 4:34 pm

Alan Fitton, 28, of Scholes, Wigan, appeared before borough justices to admit driving a Vauxhall Corsa on Hardybutts on April 24 while disqualified and uninsured.

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He was also given a 12-week prison term for what the bench called a “blatant breach of a court order” and for his poor driving record although it was suspended for a year.

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Wigan and Leigh Magistrates Court