Wigan van driver banned for six months

A Wigan van driver has been hit with a six-month road banned for having a dangerously secured load on his vehicle.

Monday, 31st May 2021, 12:00 pm
Updated Monday, 31st May 2021, 12:06 pm

A Wigan van driver has been hit with a six-month road banned for having a dangerously secured load on his vehicle.

Gerard Ward, 36, of The Mews, Hindley, was found guilty by borough magistrates of not having a load restraint on his Ford Transit which posed a risk of injury to others as it drove along the M60 at Eccles on February 20 last year.

He must pay a fine, court costs and a victim surcharge totalling £569.

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