I was minded also of the August when I thought that I might emulate the hill herds and take to a motor bicycle
(two wheeled; the three wheelers had not then appeared, let alone the quads).
Steven John Sanders, aged 49, of Shackleton Road, Earlsdon, Coventry, assault by beating, three counts of theft to the total value of pounds 42.34, using a vehicle without insurance, driving dangerously, driving a motor bicycle
without wearing protective headgear, driving with an incorrect licence, failing to surrender to custody, fraud to the value of pounds 4.99, community order for 18 months, ordered to pay pounds 100 compensation, banned from driving for 12 months.
The magistrates found that Mr Parker was 'inside' the motor bicycle
, and not obliged to wear a helmet as he was not riding 'on' it.
Christopher Theodore Frost, aged 30, of Clennon Rise, Henley Green, Coventry, was also found guilty of assaulting a police constable in the execution of his duty, driving while disqualified, using a vehicle without insurance, driving a motor bicycle
without wearing protective headgear, possession of cannabis resin a class C controlled drug and failing to surrender to custody, he was also ordered to forfeit the cannabis.
Handsworth Police Court - Henry Raymond Soulter, Wellington Road, Handsworth, was summoned for furiously driving a motor bicycle
. Police Sergeant Hall said that in consequence of a complaint received, he watched the defendant riding his motor bicycle
in the Hamstead Road at 8.42am and checked him for 225 yards.
Stephen Paul Richard McLellan, aged 18, of Laneside, Willenhall, Coventry, was charged with driving while disqualified, using a vehicle without insurance, driving a motor bicycle
without wearing protective headgear and possession of cannabis resin, a class C controlled drug.