Uninsured learner loses moped around Hayle after illegally carrying passenger

A learner lost his moped after being stopped by the police without a valid license or insurance.

The moped was stopped just before midnight on Sunday January 23 in the Hayle area.

The Devon and Cornwall Traffic Police team released information about the bike and explained that it had been seized because the driver had the wrong licence, no insurance and was carrying a passenger in the back seat.

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Bike seized, Hayle area, unlicensed, uninsured, with pillion passenger,” the Devon Roads and Cornwall Police team tweeted.

Although it is legal to ride a motorcycle without a full license in some situations, you must be at least 17 years old, have a valid provisional license, complete mandatory basic training, be insured, and have visible L plates.

On top of that, you can’t drive on a highway or carry a passenger.

If one of these conditions is not met, the bike can be seized.

All these requirements also apply to mopeds, despite their low power.

The white moped driver near Hayle had theirs seized.

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