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Off road dirt bikes

By Kent Police Newington Parish Council

Monday, 22 April 2024




We have had an increase in reports of dirt bikes being ridden along public roads, pavements and through woodlands and open spaces accessible to the public.

Whilst it is difficult to catch anyone riding these bikes committing road traffic offences, with the help of the public this type of activity can be reduced. If you know anyone who owns a motocross bike (dirt bike) or a quad bike, please feel free to report their details to the Police and addresses will be visited and early advice on their usage given.

The only place you are legally allowed to ride a dirt bike or pit bike is on private property with the landowners' permission.

If you see anyone riding these bikes on anything other than private land, please obtain as much detail as possible and report this to the Police and quote PSP/954/24. If safe to do so, any footage captured on a mobile phone is useful in identifying offences and offenders.

Contact Information

Kent Police

  • 01622 690690
  • 101

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