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    ManAboutTown wrote:
    I think its a miracle that Police were about to stop the vehicle in the first place, this was a tragedy just waiting to happen!
    Not necessarily. When I was a lad I often sat on my dad's lap to steer the car in empty car parks or private property. I'm sure many other people did this too. That's why I asked whether it was on the road or not. Obviously if it was then this guy needs to lose his licence."
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Dad fined for driving with toddler on lap

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A DAD caught driving with a toddler on his lap has been slapped with a £60 fine.

The motorist was snared by traffic cops in South Woodham Ferrers with the child perched dangerously on his lap sat behind the wheel. The youngster was also not wearing a seatbelt.

Police are now warning other parents to avoid doing the same thing or else they face a fine.

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