Smoke trail led police to Denton banned driver

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A MISSING wing mirror landed a disqualified driver with a three-month curfew.

Adrian Smart, 23, of Church Street, Denton, used his father’s car to go for a drive but was stopped by police when they saw smoke coming from the car’s exhaust and the missing mirror.

Smart admitted driving while disqualified and without insurance and was disqualified for 12 months and ordered to pay £40 costs.

He was also placed under the curfew between 8pm and 8am.