VIDEO: Roy "Chubby" Brown Reads The Sun At The Wheel on A19 in North Yorkshire
11:43am 21st August 2014
Comedian Roy "Chubby" Brown's has to pay £90 and has four points on his licence after being caught reading The Sun while driving along the A19 in North Yorkshire.
The comedian, who's real name is Roysten Vasey, was caught by North Yorkshire Police's speed cameras on the A19 south-bound near Crathorne on 15th May.
Watch his illegal multitasking in the video below:
The 69 year old admitted driving without due care and attention by post, and was punished at Northallerton Magistrates Court yesterday.
He was fined £30 by Northallerton Magistrates on 20 August 2014 and received four points on his licence. He was also ordered to pay costs of £40 and a victim surcharge of £20
Dave Brown, North Yorkshire Police’s mobile safety camera manager, said: “This is another case where our mobile safety cameras have proved that they are not just about speed, demonstrating that we have the technology to capture all manner of offences which put road users at risk.
“Motorists must give the road their full attention as a few seconds’ lapse in concentration can have catastrophic consequences, literally meaning the difference between life and death.”
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