Dropping off walking frame costly to driver

A TRIP to drop off a walking frame to his mum has cost a man $500 after he was caught driving unlicensed.

Benjamin James Steltman pleaded guilty to the offence at Ipswich Magistrates Court yesterday.

The 42-year-old was stopped by police in Bellbird Park at 2am on August 29.

Steltman said he was a carer for his mother and decided to drive to deliver her a special walking frame.

His licence had expired in 2011 and not been renewed.

He was convicted and fined $500.

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