Three scooters, as well as two vehicles, were detained after the drivers could not produce a driver’s licence or insurance. These vehicles were detained to prevent the continuation of these traffic offences.
According to the RVIPF in a press release today, June 15, 2022, two persons were arrested and charged with possession of a controlled drug, driving without a driver’s license or insurance, and riding without a crash helmet. The second person was also charged separately for not having a front and rear plate.
Twenty-eight tickets were issued for various offences including failing to comply to a no entry sign, riding without a crash helmet, not having a licence plate, and failing to wear a seatbelt.
Six persons were also reported for a number of other offences.
Statistics for 2022 show seven of the eight serious accidents recorded involved a motor scooter or motorcycle.
Similarly, of the 35 accidents with injuries, 16, almost half, are scooter/motorcycle related.
A total of 38 recorded accidents involved motor scooters or motorcycles for the year.
Police recorded five road fatalities for the year; three were riders of motor scooters.