POLICE stopped a driver who was making their way down the A12 with a badly broken windscreen.

The vehicle was stopped on the dual carriageway near Chelmsford on Thursday.

Essex Roads Policing said on Twitter: "This vehicle was stopped driving on the A12.

"The driver didn't see the problem with the windscreen as it's getting fixed in a couple of days.

"We did see the problem and the vehicle has been prohibited and driver processed."

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If you're caught driving with a cracked windscreen in the driver's view you can be issued with points and a fine.