Wheel and Woe.

September 1929

Mexborough and Swinton Times  September 27, 1929

Wheel and Woe.

The magistrates at Doncaster West Riding Police Court, on Tuesday dealt with a variety of cases involving offences by cyclists, motor cyclists, and motorists

William Henry Taylor, an ironfounder, of Mexborough, was summoned for being the owner of a motor lorry, and allowing it to be used when making excessive noise. Wilfred Taylor, his son, was summoned for driving,

It was stated by P.c. Savage that he stopped the lorry at Denaby owing to the excessive noise it was making, and found that the front mud guards were tied on with tape and found that the front mud guards were tied on with tape The lorry was not fit to be on the road in the condition in which he found it.

Defendant, who wrote that the lorry had recently been repaired at a cost of £13 was fined 10s. and the driver was fined a like sum.

The following were fined for having insufficient lights:,

Frank Lithgoe, haulage hand, Mexborough, 12s.; for a further offence he was, fined a like amount; Ernest Williams, a pony driver, of Wath, 12s.;

George Hutchinson, a miner, of Wath, 9s

Anthony Sanderson. A miner of West Melton, 12s.;

Rose Brady, a married woman, of Doncaster, for leaving a car without lights at Mexborough, 8s. costs.

For driving a motor cycle without two independent brakes, Chas. Henry Turton. a miner, of Conisborough, was fined 10s. and Frank Jones, a miner of Thurnscoe’ was  fined 10s. James William Davey, a miner,           of Thurnscoe, was fined 10s. for driving a motor cycle without an efficient silencer.