Scooter 'Menaces' Facing Hefty Fines in UK

Popular petrol (gasoline) and battery powered scooters bought as Christmas presents require insurance driver's licence in the UK, and can only be used on private land. Fine for second violation is hefty 1,000 Pounds.

Published: 03-Jan-2005

Mini motorbike riders using city parks as a racetrack could face fines of up to £1,000, police have revealed.

Since Christmas Day, 14 people have been issued with verbal warnings for riding mini powered scooters in Lincoln's parks and open spaces.

And officers say anyone caught using the scooters a second time will be fined £1,000.


Gasoline prices skyrocketing? No need to worry with a motor or electric scooter one gallon of gas will last for weeks.


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