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Every car seized by police in Leeds in December and why

Police in Leeds have been busy seizing cars for a litany of offences in the run up to Christmas - including a police chase through Headingley.

These are all the cars seized by police in Leeds and why, plus a few from the surrounding areas. All photos are from West Yorkshire Police's Roads Policing Unit on Twitter.

This driver was driving his mum's car - but wasn't named on the insurance. That's illegal, say police. Photo: WYP RPU/Twitter

5. Armley, Leeds: Driving mum's car without insurance

This driver was driving his mum's car - but wasn't named on the insurance. That's illegal, say police. Photo: WYP RPU/Twitter
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A stop for routine check found that this driver was insured but only had a provisional licence and no L plates. Photo: WYP RPU/Twitter

6. Woodhouse Street, Leeds: Driver only had provisional licence

A stop for routine check found that this driver was insured but only had a provisional licence and no L plates. Photo: WYP RPU/Twitter
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This driver stopped for a nap on the hard shoulder of the A1M at Pontefract. Police seized the car. Photo: WYP RPU/Twitter

7. A1M: Driver sleeping on the hard shoulder

This driver stopped for a nap on the hard shoulder of the A1M at Pontefract. Police seized the car. Photo: WYP RPU/Twitter
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The driver of this green Rover tried to flee from police before stopping. He had no licence and the car has no tax, insurance or MOT. Photo: WYP RPU/Twitter

8. Queenswood Drive, Leeds: Driver tried to run off - full house of offences

The driver of this green Rover tried to flee from police before stopping. He had no licence and the car has no tax, insurance or MOT. Photo: WYP RPU/Twitter
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