A MAN has been fined after he was stopped by road cops in Dumbarton.

Officers from Police Scotland's Road Policing Unit pulled the motorist over on the A82 yesterday [July 7].

He was driving a tractor, with a trailer attached that allegedly had two flat tyres and no lights.

The man was issued a conditional offer of a fixed penalty notice (COPFN) and is prohibited from using his trailer until it is fixed.

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A Police Scotland spokesperson said: "Early shift Dumbarton Road Police stopped a tractor and trailer this morning on the A82.

"Of the six tyres, two were flat and the trailer also had no lights.

"The driver was issued a COFPN and his trailer prohibited until repaired."