Cyclists are blaming navigation apps for directing them onto motorways.
In two separate incidents that have occurred over the past 24 hours in the West Midlands, cyclists have been snapped making their way along busy motorways.
Two teenagers were seen riding along the Aston Expressway in Birmingham and onto the M6 on Monday afternoon (13 August 2018).
They 18-year-olds said they were following directions from a popular navigation app which took them off local roads.
Police said the hard shoulder was closed to allow officers to help them off the motorway. The pair were then advised about road safety.
Officers tweeted a picture of the pair and said: "Not the adventure they were looking for!"
In a separate incident this morning, an Uber Eats takeaway cyclist was spotted riding along the busy M5 in Oldbury.
Firefighters branded it 'motorway madness'.
Watch Commander Adam Joyce, from Oldbury Fire Station, took to Twitter to tell Uber Eats: "Please educate your riders so that my team and I from @Oldburyfire aren't lifting a HGV off them."