Illegal moped 'crackdown needed'
The number of teenagers riding mopeds without a licence or training, or under the influence of drink or drugs, is rising, according to the IAM.
However, senior police officers deny it is a widespread problem, and say that the answer is targeted enforcement in areas where it is a problem.
PC Steve Greenhalgh, from Avon and Somerset police, regularly comes across illegal riders when he's out on patrol. He helps run a local project called Kickstart, designed to get teenage riders caught breaking the law to swap punishment for road safety training.
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