• Rental E-Scooters Approved For UK Residents And Visitors From 4 July

    3 days ago - By Forbes

    Electric scooters that you can hire via a smart phone app have become a familiar sight in US and European cities. Clearly there's a huge appetite for e-scooters as a means of avoiding public transport and as an eco-friendly means of touring a city.
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  • The UK is set to finally legalize electric scooter rentals from Saturday as it tries to avoid floods of people on public transport

    The UK is set to finally legalize electric scooter rentals from Saturday as it tries to avoid floods of people on public transport

    3 days ago - By Business Insider

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    The UK government is expected to announce that from Saturday it will finally be legal in the UK to hire an electric scooter and ride it on public roads.
    The UK Department for Transport will this week publish its legal framework for allowing pilots of e-scooter rental schemes to get underway.
    While electric scooters have become common in many European cities, they have remained illegal in the UK.
    The UK government announced in May that it was fast-tracking the legalization of scooters due to the coronavirus pandemic creating a greater need for alternatives to public transport.
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