What is the difference between a moped and a scooter?

RECENT news¬†reports about thieves using motorcycles¬†for their crimes suggests there is some confusion about what to call the vehicle in the picture above. Here’s the thing: it is not a moped. The term moped was originally used to describe motorised bicycles. Swedish journalist Harald Nielsen is credited with coining the word in 1952 when he … Continue reading What is the difference between a moped and a scooter?