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Hampshire must rethink on-street EV charging policy

Helen Aluko-olokun, Built environment policy lead Guide Dogs, Reading, RG7
02 August 2019
 

Pavements can be difficult to navigate for vulnerable pedestrians, such as those with sight loss, who already have to cope with obstacles such as pavement parking and wheelie bins. But the challenge in Hampshire is set to become more difficult with the county council advising residents with electric and hybrid cars to run an electric cable across the footway or pavement to charge their vehicles (ibid). 

Guide Dogs is alarmed by this approach. Electric cables stretched across pavements are...

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