Illegal bikes seized

By Harriet Ernstsons Monday 02 June 2014 Updated: 06/06 09:32

Latest News

INCREASING levels of illegal motorbike riding have seen two bikes seized.

Police took two motorbikes from Ash Tree Road and Plymouth Road after the riders were found to have no insurance.

In total, 23 incidents have been reported across Redditch over the past month including incidents of motorbikes, mini motorbikes and mopeds being ridden on footpaths in the Woodrow, Lodge Park and Greenlands areas.

Anyone owning a mini motorbike needs to have a valid driving licence, compulsory basic training certificate, insurance, a tax disc displayed, registration plate, MOT and helmet.

A spokeswoman said: "It is also illegal to ride motorbikes and mopeds on footpaths and of course is a danger to the rider and others.

"As part of their investigation, officers are working to identify those who are riding their motorbike illegally or anti-socially in Redditch."

Anyone with any information about incidents should call police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Share This

Popular »

1 Hangover cure to your door

2 Woman defies odds to shed eight stone

3 Hoping new venture will pull in punters

4 Bus chiefs vow to look at concerns

5 Job losses as hospital trust posts huge deficit

More news »

Comedian Rik Mayall dead at 56

COMEDIAN Rik Mayall has passed away aged 56

Pamperglamp to raise funds for charity

GLAMOROUS camping will be on offer for the

Karen named as Redditch and Alcester heroine

IN APRIL the Redditch and Alcester Standard teamed

Handbag snatched

A WOMAN'S handbag was snatched while walking through

Regional news »


Bromsgrove Standard
County's hospitals' financial position is 'increasingly serious'

THE TRUST which runs the county’s hospitals has warned its ...

Worcester Observer

Visit the Worcester Observer website for the latest.

Stratford Observer
Celebration of Sport round up

AGE was certainly no barrier as young and old scooped ...

Evesham Observer
Come join the carnival is message from organisers

A RALLYING call has been made for residents and schools ...