Don ‘t Drive Your Esky Without a Licence.

It might be the quintessentially Aussie vehicle, but you still need a licence to drive one!

From the ABC:

Man fined for driving motorised esky without a licence

Updated 40 minutes agoSun 18 Jan 2015, 12:24pm

A man has had his motorised esky impounded after he was caught driving it without a licence and on a footpath on Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula.

The 29-year-old man was intercepted by police on the footpath beside Point Nepean Road at Rosebud West just after 5pm on Saturday.

The 49cc esky was impounded for 30 days for the use of an unregistered recreational vehicles on council land.

The man was fined $1,476.

It is not the first time someone has found themselves in trouble for driving this type of vehicle.

Earlier this month, a South Australian man had his motorised esky impounded and was reported for driving unlicensed, and driving an unregistered and uninsured vehicle.

While a Perth man was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol after police caught him driving an esky, allegedly full of alcohol, along a major road.


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