Driver with expired provisional and NO insurance clocked at 117mph on M62

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A driver without insurance and an expired provisional license was clocked travelling at 117mph on the M62 motorway.

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An officer for the road traffic unit of West Yorkshire Police tweeted an image of an estate car loaded on to the back of a vehicle carrier alongside a picture of the speed the driver was clocked at, a staggeringly high 117mph.

The incident took place around 7.40am on Wednesday, August 8 on the eastbound carriageway of the M62 at Scammonden.

The officer tweeted the message: "117 MPH An expired provisional driving licence and not insured to drive! #M62 #Fatal4 #RoadSafety #Unbelievable," alongside the images.

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