Cyclist who used the M6 motorway to deliver takeaways arrested

Police pointed out that riding on the motorway is both an 'offence' and 'highly dangerous'

Aerial view of congestion at Spaghetti Junction in Birmingham, England, UK
The cyclist was picked up between junction 7, and Junction 6: 'Spaghetti Junction'
(Image credit: Getty Images)

A cyclist who used the M6 to deliver takeaways has been arrested, with police adding a cautionary note that riding on the motorway is both an "offence" and "highly dangerous."

The cyclist was picked up by the Central Motorway Police Group (CMPG), riding southbound between junction 7, Great Barr, and Junction 6, Spaghetti Junction.

Thank you for reading 20 articles this month* Join now for unlimited access

Enjoy your first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

*Read 5 free articles per month without a subscription

Join now for unlimited access

Try first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

Michelle Arthurs-Brennan

Michelle Arthurs-Brennan the Editor of Cycling Weekly website. An NCTJ qualified traditional journalist by trade, Michelle began her career working for local newspapers. She's worked within the cycling industry since 2012, and joined the Cycling Weekly team in 2017, having previously been Editor at Total Women's Cycling. Prior to welcoming her daughter in 2022, Michelle raced on the road, track, and in time trials, and still rides as much as she can - albeit a fair proportion indoors, for now.