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Putting the brakes on e-scooter and e-bike enabled crime

DASA is exploring innovative solutions to bring ride-on electric vehicles to a controlled stop

Mark Moran
01 October 2021

 

The Home Office has commissioned the Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) to explore innovative solutions to prevent e-scooters and e-bikes being used to commit criminal acts.

When used unlawfully, UK police faces several challenges when trying to bring these vehicles to a controlled stop, without risk to the rider, public, or police officers.

Challenges in bringing e-scooters and e-bikes to a controlled stop include:

The lack of protective equipment, such as helmets, worn by unlawful...

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