Re: E-scooters from Saturday

Bennett Family

Sounds a bit like the “Luxury Folding Reclining Chairs” that I ordered!

On 1 Jul 2020, at 09:50, timsinc Sinclair <> wrote:

I ordered one a couple of years back from a Singapore start-up
company. If I was looking to buy I'd go for similar specs. It had
suspension and broad fat tyres - good for coping with potholes etc.

My thinking at the time was although I couldn't use it in UK, it'd be
good for Europe where I "used" to spend a lot of time. It meant I
didn't need a bike rack on back of my wee camper - folds up small so
storing inside no problem.

Anyway it hasn't arrived - yet!

Camper Tim

On 30/06/2020, Carol Weaver <> wrote:
I’ve been looking at them and like bikes it’s a minefield.


On Tue, 30 Jun 2020 at 19:48, Neill King &#92;(MH-List&#92;) <> wrote:

Only temporarily, gov need time to regulate private scooters!

*From:* [] *On
Behalf Of *Carol Weaver
*Sent:* 30 June 2020 19:45
*Subject:* Re: [motorhome-list] E-scooters from Saturday

Appalling that you have to rent!!


On Tue, 30 Jun 2020 at 19:41, Neill King &#92;(MH-List&#92;) <> wrote:

*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
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
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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