Latest News

DRIVER STOPPED FOR NO TAX HAS AN UNEXPECTED SURPRISE

Photo: @IOWightPolice

The driver of a Nissan Almera Tino had an unexpected surprise when he was pulled over by Police in Ryde this morning (Tuesday).

Officers stopped the vehicle on Victoria Street and discovered that it did not have any valid tax.

Further checks were carried out and it was discovered that the driver’s licence had expired in October 2017.

Article continues below this advertisement

Police have taken to opportunity to issue a reminder to all drivers to check point 4b on their photocard.

The vehicle was seized and recovered by a local agent.

The views/opinions expressed in these comments are solely those of the author and do not represent those of Island Echo. House rules on commenting must be followed at all times.

5
Comment on this story

avatar
newest oldest most voted
Foggy
Guest
Foggy

Not surprised it got stopped, there’s a pair of sunglasses covering the number plate.

Linda
Guest
Linda

Foggy, you’ve made my day!

JHVF
Guest
JHVF

So the driver was over 70 then

Pete
Guest
Pete

If you check section 4b of your licence conditions, you will see that it requires the photo to be renewed at regular intervals to maintain a valid driving licence. Nothing to do with the age of the driver.

JHVF
Guest
JHVF

Whoops,

data-matched-content-ui-type="image_card_stacked"

News, Traffic & Travel Tweets