Local News

Driver charged over unroadworthy vehicle

defective vehicle notice ballarat police facebook eyewatch november 2019

Police in Ballarat West have charged a driver after they were found behind the wheel of an unroadworthy vehicle.

Officers intercepted the vehicle on Drummond Street this week and immediately issued a defect notice for the vehicle.

The car also had tyres with minimal tread left, as well as a badly damaged seatbelt.

The driver of the vehicle has been charged with driving an unroadworthy and unregistered vehicle, using false numberplaces, as well as not wearing a seatbelt.

They will appear in court at a later date.

Image via Eyewatch - Ballarat Police Service Area on Facebook.