July 25, 2017 3.52 pm This story is over 52 months old

Driver stopped by police in Lincoln ‘hadn’t held licence in 30 years’

Roads policing officers in Lincoln were astonished to find a disqualified driver had not held a licence for the 30 years they had been driving. The East Midlands Operational Support Service Roads and Armed Policing Team (EMOpSS RAPT) posted on social media that they had stopped a disqualifies driver on the A46 in Lincoln. They…

Roads policing officers in Lincoln were astonished to find a disqualified driver had not held a licence for the 30 years they had been driving.

The East Midlands Operational Support Service Roads and Armed Policing Team (EMOpSS RAPT) posted on social media that they had stopped a disqualifies driver on the A46 in Lincoln.

They posted: “The driver has never held a licence for 30 years they’ve been driving”, adding shortly after that people driving for years without a licence is not uncommon.

The vehicle was seized by officers who reminded people that they rely on intelligence from the public in order to catch offenders.