One of four e-scooter drivers banned from driving at York Magistrates Court

An E-SCOOTER driver was among four drivers banned from driving for one to four years recently at York Magistrates Court.

Henry Edward Walker, 27, of Seebohm Mews, Tang Hall, has been banned from driving for three years. He pleaded guilty to failing to provide a breath sample when he was suspected of drunk driving. He was also given a 12 month community order with 80 hours of unpaid work and ordered to pay a statutory surcharge of £114 and prosecution costs of £85.

James Richard Varley, 44, of Woodland Way, Huntington, pleaded guilty to drinking while driving an electric scooter on Haxby Road, York. He was banned from driving for 12 months, fined £614 and statutory surcharge of £246 and £85 prosecution costs.

Christopher Magson, 33, of Farndale Avenue, Osbaldwick, was banned from driving for four years, given a four-month prison sentence suspended for 12 months and ordered to pay a statutory surcharge of £128 and £85 in costs of pursuit. He admitted driving with cocaine.

Harrison Pratt, 25, of no fixed address, was jailed for 12 weeks after he admitted driving while disqualified and without insurance at Hopgrove Roundabout, just outside York. He was banned from driving for a further 12 months and 42 days and ordered to pay a statutory surcharge of £128.

Earnest L. Veasey