Police grab scooter capable of 130kph

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Vaud police have seized an electric scooter that was capable of travelling at 130 kph. The legal limit for e-scooters is 20.

Police were alerted by witnesses that saw the scooter, which had two people on board, heading up a hill at a speed estimated as 60 kph.

They were stopped at Epalinges.

The 30-year-old driver instantly admitted he had been taking drugs – he later tested positive for cocaine. 

Meanwhile, the scooter was taken to a police testing centre, where the top speed was shown to be 133 kph.

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