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Police crack down on illegal motorcycles and quad bikes in Lincolnshire

By East Lindsey Target  |  Posted: September 01, 2012

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POLICE are warning those responsible for illegally riding motorcycles and quad bikes in Skegness that they will be dealth with accordingly.

Officers have received a number of calls regarding the vehicles being ridden on King George V Walk, Burgh Road and surrounding open spaces.

A spokesman said: "Not only is this illegal and inconsiderate, but it is also dangerous to members of the public and to the riders themselves who are often unlicensed and uninsured.

"Any uninsured motor vehicle being ridden illegally on the public footpath may be seized and the rider reported for driving without insurance.

"The rider of any vehicle being ridden on land without lawful reason may be issued with a section 59 warning which will be on record for a year and if seen again riding in the same manner the vehicle will be seized."

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