Seized 'pool car for youths' in West Yorkshire running on 'red diesel' - but what is it and why is it illegal?

Seized 'pool car for youths' in West Yorkshire running on 'red diesel' - but what is it and why is it illegal?
 

West Yorkshire Police have seized a car after it was being driven with no MOT, licence, insurance or road tax - and was being fuelled on illegal red diesel.
The clapped out silver Peugeot also had two bald tyres and was being used as a 'pool car' by a group of youths, according to West Yorkshire Police.
While vehicles which are so illegal are seized on a regular basis, one unusual element is the use of 'red diesel'.
From a scientific point of view, Red diesel is no different to normal diesel except that it has red colouring dye added to the fuel.
But from a legal point of view, this is to... read more

 
13 January 2018 in Yorkshire & Humber, Views: 61
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