A BOY aged 13 was allegedly caught driving a car on the M5.

The boy - who cannot be named due to his age - was arrested in a VW Passat on the southbound carriageway between junctions 8 and 9 in Gloucestershire on October 10.

He is due to appear at Cheltenham Magistrates Court on Friday.

The boy, from Bristol, is charged with driving without a licence or insurance.