Re: E-scooters from Saturday


Mike
 

Looking at the consequences of the slight lifting of lock-down I’m sorry but this will only add to No Respect UK Plc.

 

Mike Kemp

Born Again Cynic by religion

 

From: motorhome-list@groups.io <motorhome-list@groups.io> On Behalf Of Neill King \(MH-List\)
Sent: 30 June 2020 19:42
To: motorhome-list@groups.io
Subject: [motorhome-list] E-scooters from Saturday

 

BBC News website:

 

Rental e-scooters will become legal on roads in Great Britain from Saturday, in a bid to ease pressure on public transport amid the coronavirus crisis.

 

The Department for Transport (DfT) said the first rentable e-scooters could be available next week, as it published guidance for e-scooter-for-hire firms.

 

The vehicles are banned on pavements, will be limited to 15.5mph and it is recommended that riders wear helmets.

 

Privately owned e-scooters remain illegal on roads.

 

Under the new rules set out by the DfT, local authorities and devolved administrations in England, Scotland and Wales can allow or run e-scooter sharing schemes in their areas as part of 12-month trials.

 

Riders will need a full or provisional car, motorcycle or moped licence to use the vehicles, and they must be aged 16 or over.

 

Won’t suit all of course but signs that the new world after lockdown will be different and bold decisions may well be taken.

 

 

 

Best regards

Neill   (Neill is deaf and doesn’t use the phone)
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