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Government needs to improve e-scooter safety, says IAM RoadSmart

Mark Moran
01 October 2021
Reported Road casualties Great Britain, annual report: 2020 reveals there were 484 casualties involving e-scooters, of which one person was killed, 128 were seriously injured and 355 slightly injured
Reported Road casualties Great Britain, annual report: 2020 reveals there were 484 casualties involving e-scooters, of which one person was killed, 128 were seriously injured and 355 slightly injured

 

Road safety charity IAM RoadSmart is calling for the government to drive down injuries on UK roads caused by e-scooters.

The plea comes after the Department for Transport (DfT) published Reported Road casualties Great Britain, annual report: 2020, which revealed that there were 484 casualties involving e-scooters, of which one person was killed, 128 were seriously injured and 355 slightly injured.

The findings follow e-scooter firms being given the green light to start trials on UK streets in...

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