Blog: E-scooters, opportunity or threat?

Nigel Teasdale

At the beginning of October, the Transport Select Committee released its report on e‑scooters calling upon the government to take swift action to legalise the use of privately owned e-scooters on roads and cycle lanes.  This followed the commencement of e-scooter rental trials across the UK earlier in the summer, although less than a week after it had begun the trial in Coventry was halted with concerns over safety. 

So, are e-scooters the solution to mobility needs, or a threat to personal

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