Cyclist found riding on M5 hard shoulder
A cyclist has been stopped by police in Devon after being found riding down the hard shoulder of a motorway in the opposite direction of the carriageway.
Devon and Cornwall Police were alerted to the rider on the M5 after they received reports that someone was cycling the wrong way on the northbound lane at about 07:00 GMT.
The cyclist was found near Junction 28 at Cullompton, BBC Travel said.
Bicycles are prohibited on motorways under Rule 253 of the Highway Code.