A MAN was caught using an electric scooter while banned from driving.

Joshua Lindsay, 29, was caught using the electrically propelled scooter on Main Road, Dibden, on April 22.

Southampton Magistrates' Court heard he was banned from holding a driving licence at the time.

Lindsay, of Longdown, Marchwood, pleaded guilty to driving while disqualified.

He was given a 12 month community order, with 120 hours of unpaid work.

He was also given a 39 month driving ban, ordered to pay court costs of £85 and a victim surcharge of £85.