Call for car parking spaces in Dublin to be given over for use of e-scooters

Dutch firm Dott will make a submission to the Dáil this week to outline its proposals

The government approved draft legislation in February to allow the regulation of e-scooters, such as those owned by Dott, which are currently banned on Irish roads. Picture: Conor McCabe Photography.

Car parking spaces in Dublin city centre should be given over to e-scooters as part of efforts to reduce traffic congestion, a scooter rental company has said.

Dott, a Dutch company which hopes to operate here once laws have been passed to make electric scooters legal on Irish roads, will submit a report to the Oireachtas transport committee and Dublin City Council this week to outline its proposals.

It follows the government approving draft legislation ...