Our latest story from the Advertiser's archives takes us back 15 years to a report of a learner driver from Kilcreggan who allegedly had a novel 'passenger' in her car.

Here's how we reported the news in the Advertiser on February 3, 2005...

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A LEARNER driver is alleged to have been caught with a blow-up doll in her passenger seat.

The Kilcreggan woman was stopped by police in her Vauxhall Corsa last month.

The 37-year-old was allegedly driving with the dummy wearing a black wig on January 18.

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L-plate drivers are legally required to be accompanied by a fully qualified driver over the age of 21, who has been driving for at least three years.

The woman could now face a fine of up to £1,000 and six penalty points on her licence.

Police confirmed that a woman has been reported to the procurator fiscal in connection with alleged traffic offences.

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