Janice Carrick was informed she had been captured exceeding the 30mph limit on her Meyra 12-volt electric scooter by a roadside camera./golfclap
However, at the time her vehicle was in for repairs and she was at a hospital appointment almost 40 miles away.
Nice job, WYP....
Miss Carrick said: "I'd need to make a few modifications to my scooter to be able to get to Leeds let alone travel at 41 mph.Indeed. You’d think they’d realise that when they looked at the photo before sending...
West Yorkshire's Safety Casualty Reduction Partnership, has re-examined the vehicle photographed and now found the vehicle involved was not a four-wheel electric mobility scooter.And the person who made the error has been sent to Specsavers, one hopes. If not sacked for gross negligence.
But it seems that being shown up to be a bunch of incompetent jobsworths doesn’t put a crimp in their stride one little bit:
Police believe the mix-up may have resulted from someone cloning a number plate. A spokesman said: "We would urge Miss Carrick to contact us herself and explain the circumstances so that we can investigate the matter further."Really...? She needs to contact you?
For what? A grovelling apology and a large bunch of flowers, I’d hope. After all, what more can there be to ‘explain’...?