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Thread: Mobility scooter on the roads

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    Default Mobility scooter on the roads

    What's with the old woman on the mobility scooter most mornings, tootling through the town (Thurso) through traffic lights turning red, causing havoc at 15mph, and corners with more often than not the wrong indicator blinking away.
    If this was a teenager they'd nick them.

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    She needs doing for speeding then!

    https://www.gov.uk/mobility-scooters...ng-on-the-roadClick image for larger version. 

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    Last edited by Goodfellers; 12-Oct-17 at 12:28.

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    I was behind one coming down West Church Street on Monday morning, facing oncoming traffic but nearer the crown of the road, did not slow down or stop at any of the junctions and when she crossed in front of me she had a child on her knee as a passenger. Surely this can`t be right.
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    Must be breaking a law, even if she is not, common sense would say putting a child at risk is down right stupid.

    I have a dashcam and would pass on footage if I saw it. You could always pull over and take a photo on your phone and ask the police to have a word regarding the child's safety rather than reporting it as a 'crime'.

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