Williams v Ellis: 1880

The court was asked whether a bicycle was a carriage for toll purposes.
Held: It was not. The applicable local turnpike Act defined a carriage in such a way that motorised and animal drawn vehices were caught but not otherwise.


(1880) 5 QBD 175, [1880] 49 LJMC 47, [1880] 42 LT 249

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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: 18 May 2022; Ref: scu.442524