E-scooters ‘are not toys’ as Lime pushes for safety regulations

E-scooters should be seen not as toys but sustainable transport options, says US firm

Aaron Rogan

News Correspondent @aarrogan
22nd December, 2019
E-scooters ‘are not toys’ as Lime pushes for safety regulations
Lime operates in about 150 cities around the world, including 50 in Europe

E-scooters are not children’s toys and should be treated as a serious mode of transport by the government, a Silicon Valley firm has said.

While Minister for Transport Shane Ross considered regulations for e-scooters, Alan Clarke, Lime’s director of policy for Britain and Ireland, said that it was important that they are considered a legitimate option for reducing congestion in Irish cities.

The National Transport Authority recently said that allowing use...

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