Four drivers caught without MOT on Edinburgh Bypass in one day

Officers carrying out safety checks found four car owners on the Edinburgh Bypass driving without MOT.

By Katharine Hay
Tuesday, 27th October 2020, 9:40 am

The vehicle owners were all pulled over on Monday, 26 October, when police also stopped a driver for careless driving and several others for driving vehicles unfit for the road.

In a statement online, a spokeswoman for Road Policing Scotland said: “Edinburgh Road Police carried out a road safety initiative on the A720 Edinburgh City Bypass earlier today.

"Offences included x4 No MOT reports, x1 Construction and Use report for two offences, x1 ASBO issued, x1 Careless Driving warning and x1 Vehicle Defect Rectification Scheme ticket issued.”

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Over the weekend, Livingstong Road police stopped two drivers in West Lothian for driving illegally.

A driver of a Cirtoen in Broxburn was found to be disqualified from driving, and the vehicle was uninsured.

A second car owner in the area was also stopped for driving an uninsured Ford with no MOT.

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Edinburgh Bypass, where four drivers were stopped for using vehicles without MOT picture: Google Images/Police Scotland

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