Police seize moped from unlicensed rider – who was heading onto M1 with no helmet

Officers seized a moped – as its unlicensed rider attempted to get onto the M1 without a helmet.

Tuesday, 2nd August 2022, 9:16 am

On Saturday, July 31, officers from Derbyshire Police’s roads policing unit stopped a moped rider at Doe Lea.

He had travelled to buy a new moped, but forgotten to bring a helmet with him – with the DRPU tweeting that, instead of buying one locally, he had ‘decided to risk it’.

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The moped was confiscated by officers.

Officers caught him just as he was about to drive onto the M1 – and discovered he also had no insurance or licence.

The rider’s moped was subsequently seized.