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Rideables.org interview on GB news 07 11 21

Michael Quintana of Rideables.org interviewed on GB News after calls this week to ban e-scooters from the London tube network.   https://youtu.be/RJ3p0M8ygGc

Legalise e-scooters to reduce car use

Legalise e-scooters to reduce car use

The Centre for London think tank published its report titled "Micromobility in London" on Thursday. The report looks at how "emerging vehicles" could benefit the capital and reduce car use. The report called on the government to completely legalise e-scooters to...

The Micromobilty “Crackdown”

The Micromobilty “Crackdown”

Until the start of this month the chances of being stopped for riding your e-skateboard, e-scooter or EUC seemed pretty unlikely, and it was apparent that most police forces were adopting a policy of only stopping those who were riding irresponsibly. It is now...

Rideables.org on the Shelagh Fogerty Show LBC

Rideables.org on the Shelagh Fogerty Show LBC

Richard Procter of Rideables.org discusses the different types of electric scooters which are currently available in the UK and Rideables.org’s view on how these should be regulated in any forthcoming legalisation framework.

Rideables.org on BBC2 Jeremy Vine show

Rideables.org on BBC2 Jeremy Vine show

Michael Qunitana speaks to Jeremy Vine on the benefits of private ownership of e-scooters and responsible use of micromobility in the UK and the possible framework for legalisation. Should they be required to hold insurance or some form of registration? What danger do...

Toxic Air Puts 6 Million People At Risk of Lung Damage

Toxic Air Puts 6 Million People At Risk of Lung Damage

According to new information published by the British Lung Foundation and Asthma UK six million people in the UK who are over 65 are at high risk of asthma attacks and possible lung damage due to exposure to fine particulate pollution. These pollutants are classified...

London to host UK’s largest e-scooter trial

London to host UK’s largest e-scooter trial

As e-scooter trials have been announced in various places across the UK over the last few months it was strange that nothing was proposed for London. This has now changed as Transport for London (TfL) announced that up to a third of the city’s boroughs will or may...

UK Transport Committee Recommends  Legalisation of e-scooters

UK Transport Committee Recommends Legalisation of e-scooters

“Finally,” say scooter owners and users… a UK Parliamentary Transport Committee has recommended that e-scooters should be legalised in the UK. The recommendation comes with proposed design specifications for e-scooters which they say should be limited to 500w motor...