Trucker Jailed for Driving Wrong Way Down Motorway Slip Road

A truck driver has been jailed for six months after driving the wrong way down a motorway slip road, police in Staffordshire said, releasing footage of the incident.

Police said the incident happened on the M6 on January 21. Video shows the truck turning to go back down an off road, before waiting for a gap in traffic to rejoin the motorway.

In addition to the jail term, the driver was disqualified for 15 months, police said.

“Imagine this on your morning commute,” Staffordshire Police said. “The driver of this lorry was jailed for six months and disqualified from driving for 15 months after he was caught driving dangerously.” Credit: Staffordshire Police via Storyful