Speeding driver broke lockdown to drive 120 miles for 'cheap bread' - EpicNews

A motorist caught dashing at 110mph instructed police he had travelled greater than 100 miles to London to purchase bread as a result of it was cheaper.

Officers stopped the person at about 10:40pm on Sunday as he was heading again to Nottingham on the M1.

He was together with his two younger kids and instructed police he had travelled to the capital as a result of a loaf of bread was £1 cheaper there throughout the coronavirus outbreak.

The driver was given two fastened penalty notices and reported to court docket for the dashing, Leicestershire Police stated.

The distance between Nottingham and London is greater than 120 miles and police stated the person was stopped close to Junction 22 in Leicestershire.

The courts will determine the extent of the positive, the pressure stated.

The second discover was underneath the Health Protection Regulations 2020, which comes with a £60 positive.

It got here into pressure in March to give police powers to punish anybody breaking the coronavirus lockdown restrictions.