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Driver pulled over on M6 for blocking windscreen with flat-pack wardrobes

Officers found the driver had crammed two £210 Pax wardrobes into the car (Picture: SWNS)

An Ikea customer was pulled over by cops on a busy motorway for blocking his car windscreen — with two flat-pack wardrobes.

The dozy motorist was behind the wheel of a Hyundai when he was stopped by stunned officers on the M6 near Birmingham yesterday.

Officers found the driver had crammed two £210 Pax wardrobes into the car which were obscuring more than half the windscreen.

The driver told officers from the Central Motorway Police Group (CMPG) he was making a return journey from the nearby Ikea store in Wednesbury.

He was fined and received penalty points on his driving licence.

CMPG posted pictures of the car on Twitter, and said: ‘Do you pay for @Ikea delivery or endanger other road users through your lack of driving view…

‘Tough decision for some, in this case the delivery would of been considerably cheaper than the fine & points for driving a vehicle in a dangerous condition, M6 south J6.’

An Ikea customer was pulled over by cops on a busy motorway for blocking his car windscreen ? with two flat-pack WARDROBES. See SWNS story SWMDikea. The dozy motorist was behind the wheel of a Hyundai when he was stopped by stunned officers on the M6 near Birmingham on Thursday (6/5). Officers discovered the driver had crammed two ?210 Pax wardrobes into the car which were obscuring more than half the windscreen. The driver told officers from the Central Motorway Police Group (CMPG) he was making a return journey from the nearby IKEA store in Wednesbury. He was fined and received penalty points on his driving licence.
The driver was fined and received penalty points on his driving licence (Picture: SWNS)
The driver told officers he was making a return journey from a nearby IKEA (Picture: SWNS)

Social media piled in to shame the driver, with some branding him ‘thick as a flat-pack wardrobe’.

Writing on Twitter, Jennifer Hart said: ‘Oh my god how stupid can someone be! Risking lives for the sake of an Ikea wardrobe. I really do despair.’

Arthur Hope wrote: ‘Clearly this guy has no Ikea about the highway code.’

Writing on Facebook, Jonny Steele said: ‘Some people are thick as two short planks but this guy’s as thick as a flat-pack wardrobe!’

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