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Withdraw e-scooter trial plans, visually impaired urge councils

E Scooters

Andrew Forster
26 June 2020
E-scooters: the first trials are still expected this summer
E-scooters: the first trials are still expected this summer

The national association representing blind and partially sighted people is calling on councils to shun the Government’s plan for trials of rental e-scooters. 

The National Federation of the Blind in the UK (NFBUK) is writing to local authority chief executives and leaders across the UK, asking them to withdraw any plans they have to take part in e-scooter trials. It has also written to the DfT and MPs asking them not make rentable e-scooters legal. 

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