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E-scooters are ‘five times safer’ than bicycles, RoSPA study finds

94% of reported e-scooter incidents took place in local authorities where no e-scooter rental schemes running

Mark Moran
28 April 2022

 

E-scooters are significantly less risky than many other forms of transport on Britain’s roads, suggest a new study into the safety of e-scooters has by The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA).

The report recorded an incident rate of 0.66 collisions for every million miles travelled on an e-scooter – five times lower than bicycles with 3.33 collisions per million miles travelled and nine times lower than the figure of 5.88 for motorcycles.

The study was...

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