South Scotland

Minibus driver on 106mph motoring charge

The 69-year-old driver of a minibus with four passengers on board has been accused of driving at up to 106mph on the A74(M) in southern Scotland.

Colin Perkins, of Oldbury, West Midlands, is alleged to have driven dangerously for 4.3 miles between Ecclefechan and Lockerbie in July.

He faces an alternative charge of speeding.

The case at Dumfries Sheriff Court has been continued without plea for a month.

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