A man has been fined for driving without the correct licence.

Michael Manley, of Hertford Close in Bicester, appeared at Oxford Magistrates’ Court on June 23.

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The court found that Manley drove a vehicle on March 16 on Churchill Road without the correct licence which authorised him to ‘drive a motor vehicle of that class’.

The 36-year-old was fined £220.

Under the law, to drive a particular type of vehicle, you need an ‘entitlement’ for that category on your driving licence.

You do not need a driving licence for electric bikes, mobility scooters or powered wheelchairs.


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This story was written by Sophie Perry. She joined the team in 2021 as a digital reporter.

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