MOTORWAY police officers had reports of a cyclist on the M62 during rush hour.

The North West Motorway Police said they had to stop a man on a push bike at 6.30pm yesterday, Friday.

He was spotted between junction 8 and 7 on the westbound carriageway.

The Highway Code states it is illegal for cyclists, horse riders and mobility scooters to use the motorway.

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Anyone caught doing so faces an on the spot fine.