Birmingham driver with planks blocking windscreen is stopped by police

The Vauxhall Combo van with its windscreen obscured The driver of the van was reported for having no insurance

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Police in Birmingham stopped a van driver whose windscreen view was almost entirely blocked by plastic planks strapped to its roof.

The Vauxhall Combo was pulled over in Aston Hall Road, Aston, at about 08:00 BST on 18 June.

Police said the actions of the 30-year-old driver showed "common sense was in short supply".

The vehicle was seized and the driver was reported for having no insurance and carrying a dangerous load.

The Vauxhall Combo van with planks strapped to the roof Officers tweeting this picture said the driver's vehicle was seized
The view from the inside of the Vauxhall Combo van The driver also had clutter on the dashboard of the Vauxhall Combo van

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