Motorist pulled over by police on M55 Blackpool for hogging middle lane

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A motorist was pulled over on the M55 in Blackpool for hogging the middle lane.

Lancashire Roads Police issued a video of the incident as an example to other drivers of how not to stop on a motorway on being pulling over.

Please take a moment to learn how NOT to stop on the m’way when requested to do so by police. Fortunately the drivers behind held back to a safe distance allowing this incident to come to a safe conclusion! M55 B’pool - Can you guess the initial offence? #T2TacOps @NWmwaypolice pic.twitter.com/Id63QF39SI

— Lancs Road Police (@LancsRoadPolice) November 10, 2018
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The video shows the driver initially moving into the outside lane before moving over to the inside lane, and slowing right down before coming to a stop on the hard shoulder.

In a Tweet Lancashire Roads Police said: “Please take a moment to learn how NOT to stop on the motorway when requested to do so by police.

“Fortunately the drivers behind held back to a safe distance allowing this incident to come to a safe conclusion! M55 Blackpool.”

Motorist pulled over by police on M55 Blackpool for hogging middle lane

Motorist pulled over by police on M55 Blackpool for hogging middle lane