Suspended prison sentence for unsafe towing

A driver has been given a suspended prison sentence - after was spotted towing a 40ft long American-style caravan with a Land Rover along the M62 near Huddersfield.

The driver was charged with dangerous driving for the incident in February 2010 and was given a nine month prison sentence suspended for 18 months, 250 hours of community service and ordered to pay costs of £2000. He was further banned from driving for two years and ordered to take an extended driving test at the end of the disqualification.

News in Huddersfield Daily Examiner - see www.examiner.co.uk/news/local-west-yorkshire-news/2011/06/28/