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E-scooter legal limbo set to continue

They're sold as a fun and eco-friendly way to get-around but e-scooters are illegal if they are used on public roads and they have been involved in fatal traffic collisions. So why are they on the streets? Chris Smith takes an in depth look at the legal and operational difficulties for proper enforcement.

Campaigners argue the Road Traffic Act is outdated for eco-friendly vehicles

Campaigners argue the Road Traffic Act is outdated for eco-friendly vehicles

Date - 7th September 2019
By - Chris Smith
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Teenagers, students and commuters are taking to the road on e-scooter micro bikes in their hundreds but many are unaware they are breaking the Road Traffic Act. They are illegal to be used on public roads and footpaths and can only be used on...
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