Driver rapped after eating sandwich on the M4

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This van driver was rapped by the police for eating lunch whilst driving.
This van driver was rapped by the police for eating lunch whilst driving.

A van driver was rapped by police on Wednesday after being spotted eating lunch behind the wheel on the M4.

Officers from Wiltshire Police’s roads policing unit pulled over the vehicle after it was seen weaving in between lanes.

The driver was also excessively speeding between junction 16 and 17 of the motorway.

When officers looked to see what the driver was doing, they discovered that the motorist was more interested in what they were having for lunch.

The driver was issued a traffic offence report for their low standard of driving.

Writing on social media, Wiltshire Specialist Operations unit said: “RPU dealt with this van for careless driving after it was seen weaving between lanes M4 J16-17 at excessive speed, when we looked the driver was paying more attention to the sandwich they were eating rather than the road!

“TOR issued with extra piccalilli.”

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