Man who rode e-scooter on road in Skegness fined more than £200

Riding an e-scooter illegally on a road has cost a Skegness man more than £200 following his appearance in court.

Boston Magistrates' Court.
Boston Magistrates' Court.

Ricky O'Mahoney, 37, of Castleton Boulevard admitted riding the MPV E-scooter on Lyndhurst Avenue on Jun 7 when he appeared at Boston Magistrates Court.

He also admitted riding the e-scooter without insurance and with only a provisional driving licence,

Prosecuting, Rebecca Williams said that even though it was not possible to insure an e-scooter, it was illegal to ride it on a public road without insurance and a driving licence.

She said Mr O'Mahoney also had only a provisional driving licence and was not displaying L plates.

Mr O'Mahoney told the magistrates he was taking it to be mended and did not realise he needed to be insured.

He was fined £120, ordered to pay a total of £119 in court costs and charges and six penalty points were put on his licence.