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Electric scooters and mopeds should have a place on our roads

Geraldine Herbert


E-mopeds are fun, practical and emissions-free, so why are there so many challenges to their use in Ireland, asks Geraldine Herbert

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TRANSPORT OPTION: Caitlin McBride with the Ugo electric moped. Photo: Garrett White

TRANSPORT OPTION: Caitlin McBride with the Ugo electric moped. Photo: Garrett White

TRANSPORT OPTION: Caitlin McBride with the Ugo electric moped. Photo: Garrett White

News that tomorrow marks the beginning of Phase 2 of Ireland's roadmap to recovery means more of us will be returning to our pre-Covid working lives.

Many will relish the end of Zoom meetings and happily swap endless conference calls for the collaboration and camaraderie found in the workplace.

But as the pandemic continues to transform and reshape every aspect of life, fears of sharing public transport, coupled with the desire for safer private transport, will force many to reconsider their commutes.