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PACTS calls for regulations before electric scooters are legalised


Deniz Huseyin
28 March 2022
Distribution of casualties involving an e-scooter by road user type (PACTS 2021)
Distribution of casualties involving an e-scooter by road user type (PACTS 2021)


The Government should adopt regulations to tackle dangerous and illegal use of electric scooters, says a new report from PACTS (Parliamentary advisory council for transport safety). A thorough public consultation and further research should also be carried out before making any decision on the legalisation of e-scooters, it states. 

“Hundreds of thousands of private e-scooters are being used illegally on public roads in the UK,” says PACTS. “The number of casualties has...

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