Officers caught a driver in a speeding McLaren on 13th August and the tweeted:
“79 in a 40. Not a good day. Especially when we find out the insurance didn’t renew.
“Vehicle seized. We offered to drive it to the recovery yard but control insist it has to go on a truck.”
A police spokesman confirmed the sports car was a McLaren 720S, and was stopped today (Monday, August 13) at 10.30am.
“It was recorded doing 79mph in a 40 zone,” he added. “Further checks revealed that the vehicle was not currently insured and as a result the vehicle was seized.
“The driver was issued with a Traffic Offence Report by officers, meaning he will be prosecuted for the above offences at a later date.”
In situations such as this the motorist will have to prove he has got insurance and pay a recovery fee before being able to get the car back.