Doncaster Council Seizes Supercharged Mobility Scooter
The vehicle has been converted with a supercharged petrol engine. It can reach 60mph.
Says Councillor Cynthia Ransome, who is responsible for Communities on Doncaster Council:
“Whilst it may look like a lot of fun to ride, this type of noisy vehicle annoys residents immensely and terrifies local wildlife and walkers. We don’t want to stop people having fun and this is obviously quite a feat of engineering, but when they build machines like this they should be used at licensed tracks and not in areas where they annoy others.”
All mobility scooters are a menace. When Anorak is King, scooter drivers will made to drive along the road, all pedestrians will required to walk in lanes, and the woman with the numberplate ***BEK5 who boxed me on and then stopped for a long natter with an acquaintance as I sat and waited will be taken from this place and made to live on a traffic island with Noel Edmonds…
Meanwhile in Manchester, Kay Ennis, 58, is being prosecuted for running over Shahan Hannan’s foot with her electric wheelchair. While waiting at a bus stop, Ennis asked Hannan to stop spitting. A row ensued, during which Ennis, ran over Hannan’s foot. When Mr Hannan’s partner got involved, Ennis slapped her in the face.
Ennis pleaded guilty to common assault and assault by beating at Minshull Street Crown Court. She was given a conditional discharge on each offence for 12 months.
Give her to Edmonds, say we…