Fine and Penalty Points For Woman Who Admitted Careless Driving In Tesco Car Park

PUBLISHED: 15:39 19 February 2010 | UPDATED: 11:13 04 May 2010

AN epilepsy sufferer who collided with a vehicle in the Tesco car park in Ely has admitted careless driving. Catherine Spinks, 26, had no insurance cover when she damaged a Mazda vehicle, and has also admitted driving without a licence. The accident happe

AN epilepsy sufferer who collided with a vehicle in the Tesco car park in Ely has admitted careless driving.

Catherine Spinks, 26, had no insurance cover when she damaged a Mazda vehicle, and has also admitted driving without a licence.

The accident happened around 5.45pm on September 1 last year, Spinks was driving a Ford Mondeo when she pulled forward into a parking space and struck the other car, prosecutor Penny Cannon told city magistrates.

Spinks said: "I do take full responsibility for my actions. My licence had expired because I only get my licence for 18 months at a time, because of my epilepsy. I thought I was covered by a friend's insurance."

Spinks was fined £100, six points were endorsed on her licence, and she must pay £35 costs and a £15 surcharge.


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