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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

“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...

E-scooter trials: an open letter to Grant Shapps, Secretary of State for Transport

Rideables.org continues to try to engage with the government to ensure that whilst the government and press tend to focus on e-scooter rental businesses the tens of thousands of private owners and users of micromobility devices are not forgotten.  As a community we have been advocating the legalization of all micromobility devices, not just e-scooters.

Future of Transport Regulatory Review – Have Your Say

There has been extensive speculation in the news recently regarding new legislation legalising micromobility devices but before any UK wide changes are made the government will be trialling e-scooters in four Future Transport Zones in cities around the UK. Portsmouth...

French Police Trial Electric Scooters

Police in northern France have been trialing electric scooters in the fight against street crime. It is expected that, in certain circumstances, officers using them will be able to reach incidents more quickly than those on foot or even in cars....

Rideables Interview on BBC Breakfast

Rideables director of communications Michael Quintana interviewed on BBC Breakfast TV about possible changes to current legislation governing the use of electric scooters, electric unicycles and electric skateboards   https://youtu.be/pCTWxju5Tfs