A van driver has been fined for cutting into queuing traffic. 

Jagdeep Singh, 33, appeared at Bromley Magistrates’ Court on November 8 where he pleaded guilty to driving without reasonable consideration for user road users. 

Singh was behind the wheel of a Mercedes Sprinter on the A20 Sidcup Road in Eltham when he caused almost caused a crash.

The court heard that he drove in lane one, bypassing traffic which was queueing in lane two to turn right onto Mottingham Lane. 

But he then performed a “harsh right turn” towards a Ford Fiesta which was in the queue, the court heard. 

This caused the Fiesta to brake to avoid a collision. 

Magistrate Stephan Smith issued him a £276 fine, ordered him to pay a £110 surcharge and £85 in costs. 

Singh, of Blake Hall Road in Wanstead, was also given five points on his licence.