Officers told a driver they will have a "long walk home" after seizing their van.

A driver was stopped by OPU Worcestershire during a defective and safer load operation taking place today (Friday).

The vehicle had a hand brake that was dangerously defective and unable to hold the van.

The van and the load sensing valve were seized, and the driver was reported.

A spokesperson for OPU Worcestershire said: "First vehicle stop of C Shifts defective vehicle/safer load operation today.

"Vehicle inspection identified the hand brake was dangerously defective and not holding the vehicle.

"The load sensing valve was also seized.

"Vehicle prohibited and driver reported."