Tag Archives: e-scooters

Dott tackles e-scooter accessibility in London

Dott is launching a “multi-pronged approach” in an effort to make e-scooters more accessible to those with disabilities. The announcement comes after Dott won a tender to take part in London’s ongoing e-scooter trial, bringing its sensor technology, rider-facing training, smart parking technology and sound detection to the UK. Sensor …

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E-scooter rentals could replace five million London car trips annually

London’s recently launched e-scooter rental scheme could replace five million car trips in the capital every year if it reaches full capacity, according to analysis from Tier, one of London’s chosen e-scooter operators. The research, which comes as London marks London Climate Action Week, demonstrates the significant environmental benefits that …

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E-scooter safety board publishes report calling for higher standards across sector

An e-scooter safety group of charities and transport experts is calling for higher safety standards across the sector to protect pedestrians and improve safety for riders. The Tier UK Safety Board produced its inaugural interim report after testing recommendations on the ground with Tier and in consultation with disabled people, …

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Voi launches city guides to celebrate Clean Air Day

Voi is launching city guides for eight UK cities as well as discounts for new riders to encourage people to get out and explore their local area as part of Clean Air Day today, 17th June. Birmingham, Bristol, Bath, Cambridge, Liverpool, Northampton, Southampton and Portsmouth each have their own guide, …

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Time to diversify?

With summer finally starting and many bike distributors still struggling to meet demand in key areas, now could be the perfect time for IBDs to expand product ranges and add another string to their bows. The COVID lockdowns, and possibly the introduction of electric scooter hire schemes, has resulted in …

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Voi implements artificial sound to protect pedestrians with sight loss

Voi is installing sound on e-scooters in three cities to combat pavement riding and help protect pedestrians with sight loss as part of the trial of e-scooters across the UK. The brand’s engineers have designed a bespoke ‘low hum’ which will be added to Voi’s bright coral e-scooters to alert …

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London’s rental e-scooter trial begins

TfL, London Councils, participating boroughs and e-scooter operators Dott, Lime and Tier have today launched a trial of rental e-scooters in the capital, which will last for up to 12 months. Following the Government’s announcement to legalise rental trials of e-scooters run by local authorities, TfL and London Councils launched an …

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Tier to introduce new pricing model to discourage reckless riding in London trial

One of London’s e-scooter operators Tier is rolling out a new pricing model for the upcoming trial in the capital, designed to tackle reckless riding. The operator will introduce Safety Pricing – meaning it won’t charge riders when vehicles are stationary during trips. Typically, e-scooter riders are up against the …

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Voi kicks-off in-person educational safety events across UK

Voi is rolling out a series of in-person safety events in cities where its trials are taking place. Events are aimed at new and existing riders. During these sessions, people can familiarise themselves with the vehicles and receive ride demonstrations and training on how to ride and park an e-scooter …

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