Good driving only on borrowed scooters

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Reckless driving from people using mobility vehicles and bicycles in Bedford town centre is sparking outrage from pedestrians .

Last week, reader Julie Day recounted an incident where she was ‘run over’ by a mobility scooter outside Marks and Spencer, and added as scooters and bicycles do not have identification plates, riders cannot be prosecuted if they cause an accident.

But for many people who find walking difficult, a mobility scooter gives them the freedom to carry on with their daily life. And if they do not have their own, Bedford Shopmobility is in the town centre to lend one for free.


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