The cars seized by road police in Peterborough in the last week - and the drivers’ excuses

Road police have been very active in Peterborough over the past week.

Monday, 6th May 2019, 7:10 am
Updated Monday, 6th May 2019, 8:53 am
BCH Road Police photos

As these photos from the BCH Road Policing Unit show, a number of drivers have been arrested/fined for everything from being uninsured to failing a drugs test.

Driver who had 130 micrograms per 100 millilitres of breath (the limit is 35) was arrested after a minor collision
Driver reported and car taken to be crushed

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Car ran red light and driver failed cannabis test before being arrested
Driver was using a 3rd party extension on another car to insure his own, which isn't allowed. Car seized
Driver said he had "failed to update his address with the DVLA so was unaware he was disqualified".
Car seized and driver reported
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Driver failed a roadside drug swab showing positive for cocaine and was arrested
Driver reported and vehicle seized
Driver reported and vehicle seized
Foreign registered vehicle driven by UK resident. Car seized and driver reported
Driver said he has "no money for it".
Driver reportedly said he had passed his test but didnt send the paperwork off to get his licence
Car seized - points and fines to follow
Car was for sale but being driven. £260 fine and vehicle seized
Officers don't just seize cars, they also reunited a stolen motorbike with its owner
Car seized and driver reported
Car seized and driver reported
No L plates displayed and driver wanted for theft - driver arrested and vehicle seized