Disqualified driver pulled over for 'falling asleep at wheel' in A1M near Peterborough - with young child in the back

Car was stopped near Sawtry

By Stephen Briggs
Wednesday, 11th May 2022, 11:49 am

A disqualified driver was pulled over by police – after officers spotted him falling asleep at the wheel on the A1M.

Officers were on duty in the unmarked lorry when they saw the driver looking tired.

A spokesman for Cambridgeshire police said: “The driver was seen looking tired by our unmarked HGV.

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Police published this picture of the car being pulled over

"The vehicle stopped and found to be a driven by a disqualified driver! With his young child in the back.”

The police clarified it was suspected the driver was falling asleep.