So how safe are electric scooters …
E-scooter trials have now been running in a number of areas throughout the UK allowing the government to collect data on the number and length of journies and the numbers of accidents and injuries which have occurred in trial areas. Here are some statistics from the House of Lords e-scooter debate on e-scooters on 22nd April 2021
Government data collected from e-scooter rental firms up to 20th April –
2 million e-scooter journeys made with a total distance traveled of 5 million km
62 slight injuries
11 serious injuries
….we will publish further information and statistics as they become publicly avalible from trial areas.