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Voi e-scooter scheme underway in Bristol and Bath

Voi e-scooters are now available to hire in Bath and Bristol as part of a trial led by the West of England Combined Authority (WECA). The 12-month trial will create over 60 jobs in the region. Initially, there will be 100 Voi scooters available in Bristol and 50 available to …

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Visible number plates and curfew introduced to Voi’s e-scooters in Northampton

Northamptonshire Police, Northamptonshire County Council and e-scooter company Voi have all been working together on Northampton town’s e-scooter trial. The trial, which saw 300 e-scooters placed in Northampton town centre at the beginning of September, aims to encourage a new mode of transport that reduces the town’s carbon footprint and …

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E-scooters launching in Cambridge with exclusive trial run by Voi

The Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Combined Authority, led by Mayor James Palmer, and Voi Technology will launch an e-scooter trial in Cambridge tomorrow, 15th October. Initially, there will be 50 e-scooters available in the city centre, with more being introduced over time. E-scooters will be available to unlock for £1 and …

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Voi launches e-scooter trial in Liverpool

Voi has won an exclusive contract to bring its e-scooters to Liverpool with a new trial beginning today. The year-long pilot scheme, a joint initiative of Liverpool City Region Combined Authority and Liverpool City Council, will see the Swedish-based e-scooter company initially bring around 50 of the carbon-neutral vehicles to …

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Voi to pay for police spot checks on riders

It has been reported today Swedish firm Voi is to pay for police patrols to carry out spot checks on e-scooter users in Birmingham and Northampton, in an effort to address concerns around irresponsible e-scooter use. The news comes after Voi and Coventry City Council announced a suspension to the …

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Coventry e-scooter trial paused amid ‘improper use’

A Government-backed trial in Coventry to look at the best approach to legalising the use of e-scooters has been paused after concerns that some users have been riding the scooters on pavements. The Government has amended legislation to legalise the use of e-scooters – under controlled conditions – as part …

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Voi continues UK drive with exclusive West Midlands e-scooter deal

Voi has been handed an exclusive contract to bring its e-scooters to the West Midlands. Voi will work hand in hand with Transport for West Midlands to deliver e-scooters to 5.9 million residents across Birmingham, Coventry, Kenilworth, Sandwell (West Bromwich), Solihull, Walsall, Wolverhampton and Warwickshire. The trial will cover the …

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Voi set for UK debut with Northamptonshire e-scooter trials

Voi is preparing its first UK e-scooter fleet after being selected to run e-scooter trials across Northampton and Kettering. The Swedish e-scooter provider becomes part of the Smart Move Northamptonshire initiative, which plans to utilise new technology and innovative solutions to help manage the transport network. It also aims to …

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Cambridgeshire, Peterborough poised for Voi e-scooter launch

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough are set to play host to expanded e-scooter trials as European operator Voi arrives in the UK. The European operator has been appointed on a 12-month trial basis to provide both e-bikes and e-scooters across the region. E-scooters will be tested in the centre of Cambridge in …

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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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