E-scooters

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  • " Since they arrived in France, more than 15 people have died in the streets, victims of e-scooters.”

    Fuck me, now I'm terrified. Something must be done...

  • Surely its a good idea if gets people out of cars as TBH I would rather get hit by a e - scooter when I'm cycling than a car but I agree there needs to be regulation as scooters doing 90 kmh is just plan crazy.

  • Surely its a good idea if gets people out of cars

    As Oliver says the effect will probably be different to this assumption - they will get people off public transport, walking, and even bikes, or be used to connect the final section of a public transport journey, again replacing walking.

  • most of the people i've seen riding e-scooters are doing short journeys that would have been done on foot previously - possibly replacing the only physical exercise they were getting previously.
    people should be encouraged to walk the last mile of a journey, not be effortlessly transported there.

  • or be used to connect the final section of a public transport journey

    That's what I mostly used my Brompton for. Are they equally bad?

  • Is it an NJS build? If not yes, obvs.

  • Had a bloke almost hit me from behind this morning in the connecting tunnel from the Victoria line to the Piccadily line in King's Cross as he glided along on his e-scooter.

  • I guess that counts as private land? Completely legit.

  • Illegal unless the landowner has granted permission.

  • I’m finding the electric motorbikes more dangerous than the little scooters. Fly past at 40mph in silence.

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E-scooters

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