A LORRY driver from Herefordshire has been banned from the roads after driving dangerously on a busy motorway junction.

Sean Pratt entered a guilty plea to one count of driving a motor vehicle dangerously when he appeared before magistrates in Exeter in January.


The court heard from the prosecutor that the 54-year-old defendant had been caught after driving a heavy goods vehicle dangerously on the M5 motorway and A3052 at Clyst St Mary near Exeter in Devon on January 17, 2022.

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Pratt, who is of Horsecroft in Ewyas Harold, Herefordshire, was handed a 12-month community order with 150 hours of unpaid work.

He was also disqualified from holding or obtaining a driving licence for 20 months, with magistrates saying disqualification was obligatory for the offence, and must complete an extended test of competence before he can drive again.

Pratt was also ordered to pay prosecution costs of £85 and a £90 victim surcharge, which is used to help fund services supporting victims of crime.