Lorry seized by police in Cleckheaton for having no brakes

VEHICLE CHECKS Police, HM Customs and VOSA inspect vehicles at Spenborough Baths.

VEHICLE CHECKS Police, HM Customs and VOSA inspect vehicles at Spenborough Baths.

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An 18 ton lorry with no brakes was seized by police during routine checks.

The HGV was taken off the road and company will be inspected by the Vehicle and Operator Services Agency (VOSA).

West Yorkshire Police, HM Customs and VOSA stopped and checked 55 vehicles at Spenborough Baths’ car park on Wednesday.

VOSA issued five drivers with tickets for tyre and brake defects. Police handed out 13 fixed penalty tickets for traffic offences and two further vehicles were seized for having no insurance.