Ms Nixon said so long as all of the car's seat belts were being used, overloading the vehicle with people was not a crime.
"No, it's not an offence,'' she told Radio 3AW.
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"It's a matter for the driver to see whether they can drive properly.
"In fact it's the number of seat belts. I think it's four or something in this car, and if those people had the seatbelts on, no, it's not an offence.
"It's just the technical part of the law.
This can not be serious????? To think, all those times when we had someone in the boot, or unrestrained in the back of the Pano it was LEGAL!
Regardless.....what a moron this woman is.