Man fined for driving without due care and attention in Hatfield

PUBLISHED: 07:00 16 April 2018

Goldsmith Way in Hatfield. 
Picture: Google Street View

Goldsmith Way in Hatfield. Picture: Google Street View


A man who drove on the wrong side of a road past a police car in Hatfield has been fined.

Hamzah Olaleye drove a Vauxhall Corsa on the wrong side of the road in Goldsmith Way, Hatfield, on September 30 last year.

He was travelling towards the police car.

The court heard how the vehicles in front and on the same side of the road as the police vehicle had to pull over to the nearside kerb to allow the Corsa to pass.

Traffic on the same side as the Corsa was queuing as vehicles were being held at a red light.

Olaleye of Sten Close, Enfield, did not appear at Stevenage Magistrates’ Court when his case was heard on April 5.

The case of driving without due care and attention was proved in his absence.

The 22-year-old was fined £220.

Olaleye was also ordered to pay victim services £30 and costs of £85.

His driving record was endorsed with four penalty points.

More news stories

50 minutes ago

Beer-lovers soaked up another successful festival in Potters Bar over the weekend.

A Brookmans Park stables owner has been left “devastated” after an arson attack reduced them to rubble and caused £14k worth of damage.

A cyclist has been taken to hospital following a crash with an Audi in Hatfield.

Residents are back in their homes after a bomb disposal team was sent to Welwyn.

Digital Edition

Read the Welwyn Hatfield Times e-edition E-edition

Local business directory

Hertfordshire's trusted business finder

Newsletter Sign Up

Welwyn Hatfield Times weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

Most read stories


Show Job Lists

Herts Most Wanted Herts Business Awards