Banned driver caught behind the wheel after police stage spot check on motorists in Burnley and Padiham

A police crackdown on motorists in Burnley and Padiham discovered several serious offences being committed, including one disqualified driver behind the wheel.

Lancashire Police Neighbourhood Policing Team teamed up with the supported development unit and Driver Vehicle Standards Agency yesterday in Burnley Road, Padiham.

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Officers stopped over 30 cars and the DVSA issued 11 prohibition notices.

A police crackdown on motorists in Burnley and Padiham discovered several serious offences being committed, including one disqualified driver behind the wheel.

Offences committed included: tyres with cords showing, broken suspension and corrosion, doors not shutting properly, bald tyres, faulty brakes, damaged drive shafts and fuel tanks.

Two drivers were also warned regarding seatbelt offences.