Moped seized after rider warned for second time about standard of driving

PUBLISHED: 21:08 20 May 2018 | UPDATED: 21:08 20 May 2018

The moped seized in Diss. Picture: SOUTH NORFOLK POLICE

The moped seized in Diss. Picture: SOUTH NORFOLK POLICE


A moped was seized after the rider was given a second warning over driving standards.

Police in South Norfolk issued the driver of the vehicle with a Section 59 warning, which allows officers to seize vehicles which are “used in manner causing alarm, distress or annoyance” or contravene road traffic laws on careless and inconsiderate driving.

Officers Tweeted to say the vehicle “was seen turning right at a left turn only junction at Mere St #Diss then speed off and over a round about without slowing down”.

The officers also added: “They also only just passed the breath test.”

Last year, residents reported being fed up with disturbances caused by a group of youths riding mini motos across the town.

Residents of Taylor Road and nearby complained they could not even sit in their gardens due to the racket coming from the bikes.

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