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.
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...
Trips made by e-scooters “no more likely to result in death than bicycle journeys” new study concludes.
Trips made by e-scooters are no more dangerous than trips using bikes new study by OECD finds
Ridables.Org member Rob Hitch is interviewed on LBC after Secretary of State for Transport, Grant Schapps
Rob appeared on the Nick Ferrari show on the 28th January to talk about the possible legalization of “rideables” and to respond to points made by Secretary of State for Transport Grant Schapps, who was also interviewed on the program
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 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