The member of the public attracted police attention when an automatic police speed trap set up on the Oude Liersebaan recorded the scooter doing 43km/h in a 30km/h zone.
The gentleman was stopped, and his scooter taken to the police station for examination. There it transpired the scooter could do 104km/h at top speed.
The 35-year-old wasn’t wearing a helmet. The scooter was neither registered nor insured.