‘Middle lane hogger’ on empty M4 has car seized

middle lane hogger on empty m4 has car seized - 'Middle lane hogger' on empty M4 has car seized

Police stopped a “middle lane hogger” on the M4 and seized his car.

The driver was “unnecessarily” driving in lane two of the motorway through Wiltshire for several miles in the early hours today (February 11).

Wiltshire Police’s Specialist Operations teams said the M4 was almost empty so performed a stop and check.

The driver reportedly “gave false details” when initially questioned and when pressed it was revealed he did not have a full UK driving licence.

The Specialist Ops team reported him for driving offences and seized the vehicle.

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The team said on Twitter at 1.33am this morning: “Vehicle stopped M4 after driving in lane two unnecessarily for several miles when the motorway was almost empty.

“Driver gave false details, but when challenged admitted he did not have a full licence.

“Driver reported for offences, car seized.

“#NoLicenceNoCar #MiddleLaneHogger”

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