In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- Even vegetable shopkeepers who used cycles to go to market found the mopeds a better means to carry loads.
- Pc Bateson said he noticed the moped had its lights on and was displaying registration plates, but the trials bike was not.
- Under the ‘Wheels to Work’ scheme, 50 young people seeking jobs - and who live some distance from a bus route - have already been given access to mopeds.
- There has been a sixfold rise in the sale of motorbikes and mopeds in the past three years.
- A man then got off the moped nearby leaving it with the engine running.
- The age to drive such scooters is the same as for a moped, 16 years.
- Young people riding motorbikes and mopeds have been disturbing the peace of residents near the controversial skate park in Bocking End over the past few weeks.
- Wardens on mopeds or working as ‘hot-spotters’ are expected to issue 15 fixed penalty notices a day.
- As I headed left towards the town centre, a group of scooters and mopeds bounced past followed by an old lady on an even older bicycle.
- Young motorists in West York who flout the law on mopeds, motorcycles and cars face losing their licences, police warned today.
- One test will cover the licence categories for motorcycles, cars, mopeds, tractors and work vehicles.
- There is a growing market for motorcycles and mopeds throughout the country.
- Cars, motorcycles, mopeds and scooters were also checked for road-worthiness and officers will advise on essential repairs.
- Justices banned the boy from east York from driving all cars, motorcycles and mopeds and adjourned his case for a pre-sentence report.
- The council has also set up a Moped Reward Scheme to stop youngsters riding their mopeds illegally on the estate.
- Hopefully this will make youngsters think twice about going on mopeds without helmets.
- She said the culprits are gangs of teenagers, aged between about 17 and 19, who are often seen meeting up on their mopeds.
- The big difference between mopeds, motor scooters and motorcycles is power.
- Areas of wasteground around the Braintree district are being used by people riding small motorcycles and mopeds, which may be unfit to drive.
- The extra cash will allow the purchase of six more mopeds, increasing the size of the scheme, which was opened in May last year, by 50 per cent.
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