Derbyshire police stop Chesterfield scrap metal lorry with dangerous load

Officers from the Derbyshire Roads Policing Unit have reported the driver of a scrap metal lorry that was stopped in Chesterfield over its dangerous load.

The vehicle was stopped in the Brimington area of Chesterfield after officers came across the vlorry with its load not properly secured.

A spokesperson for the unit said: “Wonder what caught our eye regarding this one? It’s dangerous and there are no excuses.”

Load securing is covered by both road traffic and workplace safety legislation and regulations.