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Tractor driver pulled over for texting behind the wheel

PUBLISHED: 09:30 09 July 2019 | UPDATED: 13:48 09 July 2019

A tractor whcih was stopped by Norfolk Police after the driver was witness using a mobile phone behind the wheel. Picture: Norfolk Police

A tractor whcih was stopped by Norfolk Police after the driver was witness using a mobile phone behind the wheel. Picture: Norfolk Police

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The driver of a tractor pulling a trailer was pulled over by police after being seen using a mobile phone behind the wheel.

Officers stopped the farm vehicle on the A1122 between Swaffham and Downham Market.

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Norfolk and Suffolk Roads and Armed Policing Team said on Twitter: "#PC880 & #PC1607 stopped this tractor on the A1122 at Swaffham after the driver was witnessed texting whilst he was driving."

The police went onto issue a warning about the dangers of picking up the phone while driving.

They said: "If he was involved in a collision due to being distracted it's more than likely there would be serious injuries involved. #Fatal4 #EyesOnTheRoad."

The incident happened on July 6.

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