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Maidstone: Lorry driver stopped on M20 between junctions 7 and 5 after being caught watching DVD

By Natalie Tipping

A lorry driver has been fined for careless driving after being caught watching a DVD while travelling on the M20. 

A Kent Police officer filmed the HGV driver watching the movie on a laptop between junction 7 for Maidstone and Sheerness and 5 for Aylesford. 

The truck was stopped and the driver was given a fixed penalty notice which ordered him to pay £300.

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