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Legalisation of electric scooters must be a transport and social distancing priority for our next government

Alan Fox


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Two wheels good: E-scooters are widely used across Europe

Two wheels good: E-scooters are widely used across Europe

Two wheels good: E-scooters are widely used across Europe

An efficient and carbon- friendly transport mode tailor-made for the new socially-distanced normal, electric scooters are already an integral part of the transport mix in countries such as Germany and France which are easing restrictions with measured transport circulation.

We don't believe the Irish Government should wait any longer. We need action and would ask the Government to prioritise the introduction of this legislation as soon as possible.

Dublin City Council recently announced plans are set to be released to allow for social distancing in the city with footpaths being widened and new cycle lanes introduced.