Vehicle seized after unlicensed driver refuses to give police the keys

Police have seized a vehicle after an unlicensed driver refused to hand over the keys after being caught driving illegally.

Saturday, 22nd May 2021, 2:50 pm

The driver, who was stopped in Broxburn, has been hit with a bill to cover costs for the recovery vehicle after refusing to cooperate with police.

A police spokesman said: “The driver was a provisional licence holder, was not supervised and will be reported to the Procurator Fiscal.

"The vehicle was seized and further costs levied for the recovery as they refused to provide officers with the vehicle keys.”

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The driver was stopped in Broxburn picture: Police Scotland