Smith v Kynnersley: CA 26 Mar 1903

By a special Act, passed in 1799, the trustees of a bridge were authorized to demand before any passage should be permitted over the bridge the following (amongst other) tolls: ‘ For every sledge, drag, or such like* carriage, the sum of sixpence’.
Held: The clause did not authorize the charge of sixpence in respect,
of a bicycle passing over the bridge.


[1903] 1 KB 788, [1903] UKLawRpKQB 63




England and Wales

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CitedCoates v Crown Prosecution Service Admn 29-Jul-2011
The defendant appealed by case stated against his conviction for driving a Segway scooter on a footpath. He denied that it was ‘a mechanically propelled vehicle intended or adapted for use on roads.’
Held: The appeal failed. The district judge . .
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Road Traffic

Updated: 09 February 2022; Ref: scu.442522