Northampton driver's £2,000 court bill for double dose of driving with insurance or MoT

Toyota caught twice five days apart

Monday, 19th April 2021, 10:14 am
Updated Monday, 19th April 2021, 2:04 pm

A Northampton driver landed a £2,000 court bill and six-month ban after getting ticketed for the same offences twice in five days,

Northampton Magistrates' Court heard Jayesh Thanki, aged 45, had no insurance and no MoT when he was stopped behind the wheel of a Toyota Corolla in St Edmunds Street in the town centre at 10.48am on August 20 last year.

And, according to court documents, he still had no insurance or MoT when he was seen driving in Wellingborough Road at 12.02 on August 24.

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Northampton Magistrates Court

Thanki, of Dryleys Court, did not appear at a hearing earlier this month but was fined £660 for each offence no insurance and £220 for each offence of no MoT.

Magistrates also ordered him to pay £180 in prosecution costs and a £132 surcharge to fund victim services — disqualified him for six months due to repeat offending after issuing two lots of six points.

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