A "LANE hogger" on the M4 has been given a ticket by police for careless driving.

Thames Valley Police Roads Policing tweeted that a driver had been seen on the M4 between junction 12 (Theale) and junction 13 (Newbury) driving in lane three for more than two and a half miles.

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They said: "Both lane 1 & 2 free to pull in for almost the entire time.

"If the lane on your inside is clear MOVE into it!"

They explained the driver was issued a ticket for careless driving.