A van was stopped by police after it was spotted being driven on the motorway with a soggy carpet roll obscuring the windscreen
Traffic officers discovered the load was not sufficiently secured which they said presented a danger to other motorway users.
The driver told the officers who pulled him over: ‘It wasn’t like that when I set off’.
A force spokesman posted pictures on Twitter and wrote: “This vehicle was seen driving along the M56 in the pouring down rain.
“Load carried not only presented a danger to others, but reduced the drivers view of the road ahead.
“Driver stated ‘it wasn’t like that when I set off’. PG9 issued and driver reported.”
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