Tractor pulled over on the M1

A tractor driver has been caught trundling down the M1 in Northamptonshire.

Northamptonshire: Officers pull over tractor on the M1

The tractor reached a top speed of 24mph!
The tractor reached a top speed of 24mph! Credit: Northamptonshire Police

A tractor driver has been caught trundling down the M1 in Northamptonshire.

Officers stopped the vehicle on the southbound stretch of the motorway near Daventry following a phone call from a worried lorry driver.

It reached a top speed of 24 mph.

Officers stopped the vehicle on the southbound stretch of the motorway near Daventry.
Officers stopped the vehicle on the southbound stretch of the motorway near Daventry. Credit: Northamptonshire Police

The driver was apparently led onto the motorway by his satellite navigation system.