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Transport Committee calls for legalisation of e-scooters

The Transport Committee has called for the legalisation of e-scooters, but said their use on pavements should be prohibited. In a report published today, E-scooters: pavement nuisance or transport innovation, the committee said that e-scooters have the potential to offer a “low cost, accessible and environmentally friendly alternative” to the …

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E-scooter support could see car journeys fall 20%, says Voi UK GM

Voi UK general manager Richard Corbett yesterday appeared before the Transport Select Committee to answer questions about how e-scooters will be trialled on UK streets from September. Voi told MPs that one in five car journeys in the UK could be replaced by an e-scooter trip, if cities get behind …

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Transport Committee launches e-scooters inquiry

The Transport Committee has launched an inquiry to explore the safety and legal implications of e-scooters, their impact on congestion and potential contribution to reducing the UK’s greenhouse gas emissions. The UK is the last major European economy where e-scooters are banned everywhere except on private land (with the landowner’s …

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