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Covid-flouting dad drove 350 miles along with his spouse and children in automotive to get a KEBAB – then crashed on the way in which house

Covid-flouting dad drove 350 miles with his wife and kids in car to get a KEBAB – then crashed on the way home


A DAD drove 350 miles along with his spouse and children within the automotive to get a KEBAB – then crashed on the way in which house.

The motive force, who had no licence or insurance coverage, was flouting Covid-19 restrictions when he crashed on the M5, close to Portishead, Bristol.

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The person, along with his spouse and two kids, advised officers they’d travelled from Exeter to Coventry to select up a kebab, and have been on their manner house when the smash occurred.

Officers fined the motorist for numerous offences, together with driving with no licence or insurance coverage, and coronavirus breaches.

‘SELFISH UNNECESSARY JOURNEY’

Avon and Somerset’s street policing unit tweeted: “RTC on the M5 at Portishead.

“The motive force had no licence or insurance coverage.

“He had his spouse, and a pair of younger kids within the automobile.

“They have been returning to Exeter from Coventry the place they’d travelled to purchase a kebab…

“Driver reported for numerous offences together with the #Covid breach.”

Twitter customers have responded angrily to those newest Covid rule breakers.

One consumer tweeted: “Exeter – Coventry return to purchase a kebab uninsured + unlicensed driver, positive went out of his manner to supply for his household.

“Too many egocentric pointless journeys taking place nationwide provides to unfold virus.

“Keep house important journey solely!”

One other bluntly labelled the driving force an “Fool!!”

In accordance with present lockdown guidelines, folks ought to be staying at house, and solely travelling for important causes.

Police not too long ago warned that they’d transfer shortly to slap lockdown rule breakers with fines. 

What you could possibly be fined for

You may face a advantageous for:

  • Being out of your own home and not using a cheap excuse as beneath
  • Travelling overseas or happening vacation throughout the lockdown interval – as this isn’t an affordable excuse
  • Breaking Covid guidelines by having others outdoors your family inside your own home
  • Assembly folks outdoors your family outdoors – except it’s one individual for train alone
  • Internet hosting a gathering – this might see you get a advantageous of as much as £10,000
  • Companies or venues may be fined as much as £10,00Zero too for persevering with to function regardless of being ordered to close
  • Not carrying a face protecting on public transport or in retailers

“Affordable” excuses for being out of your own home embody:

  • Work: If it’s important to go to work as you actually can’t earn a living from home, this might be allowed. Key employees comparable to those that work for the police, or NHS, might be permitted to take action
  • College: just for the youngsters of key employees or weak pupils
  • Train: Boris will proceed to permit limitless train open air. Which means folks can keep on going for walks, runs and different types of train open air if they need. You are able to do that along with your family, assist bubble or by yourself with one individual from one other family
  • Meals, drink & provides: Individuals will nonetheless be allowed out to gather foods and drinks – comparable to on the grocery store, or take-aways
  • Medical appointments: Everybody might be urged to proceed to attend hospital and physician appointments if they should
  • To flee damage or hurt; these vulnerable to hurt are allowed to go away their present house and transfer elsewhere
  • To offer look after weak folks, or as a volunteer: folks will nonetheless be allowed to journey to look after individuals who want it, or attend volunteer work too 

It comes as one other dad and his two kids, aged eight and 12, have been rescued from the ocean yesterday – after breaking lockdown to go to the seaside throughout Storm Christoph.

Livid cops have hit out on the reckless father after the household have been pulled from the ocean off Anglesey in north Wales as heavy rain and powerful winds battered the coast yesterday.

Emergency providers have been referred to as to Llanddwyn Seashore throughout the afternoon after the three have been minimize off by rising tides on a stroll,  North Wales Dwell reviews.

RNLI volunteers and native cops helped the household again to the shore – earlier than the officers wrote up the person for breaching Covid restrictions.

And final week 4 hungry buddies who drove a whopping 68 miles to select up a feast from McDonald’s have been hit with a £200 advantageous for breaching Covid guidelines.

The group, who have been every from totally different households, was pulled over in Uttoxeter, Staffs., final night time after travelling from the Manchester space.


Police revealed the chums had made the huge journey to get to a McDonald’s – regardless of there being dozens of branches of the quick meals big nearer to house.

When police enquiries confirmed the 4 weren’t from the identical family, it turned clear that the journey breached the newly applied lockdown guidelines.

Their journey turned out far costlier than deliberate in consequence, when officers slapped every of them with £200 fines.