Car on 'non-essential' journey to Lake District is seized by police at Forton services on the M6

A car that was on its way to the Lake District on a non-essential journey was stopped and seized by Lancashire road police.

By Wes Holmes
Saturday, 30th January 2021, 12:42 pm
Updated Saturday, 30th January 2021, 12:46 pm
Picture by Lancs road police
Picture by Lancs road police

The white Volvo was stopped at Lancaster Forton services on the M6 at around 11am and was found to have no tax, MOT or insurance.

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A police spokesman said: "This vehicle was stopped heading to The Lakes on a non-essential journey. No tax or MOT, and last had insurance in December 2018. The owner thought it odd that the insurance direct debits had stopped!"