A DRIVER has had his vehicle removed after being stopped for driving in a ‘dangerous’ manner.

The vehicle was seen by police driving dangerously in High Steet, Banbury thus week.

Officers were unable to stop it due to high speeds but today (January 30), it was spotted again and seized under section 59 of the Police Reform Act.

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Thames Valley Police said: “Police can seize a vehicle if it is being used in an anti-social or dangerous manner.

“This vehicle had previously been given a warning notice for being involved in anti-social behaviour.”

The driver has now lost use of this vehicle and the warning will continue for 12 months in which time if the vehicle is used in a dangerous or anti-social manner again, it can be seized.


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This story was written by Gee Harland. She joined the team in 2022 as a senior multimedia reporter.

Gee covers Abingdon, Didcot, Wallingford and Wantage.

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