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unstar this property hansard heading Electric Scooters: Road Traffic Offences more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Baroness Vere of Norbiton on 5 July (HL16754), what assessment they have made of the extent to which police forces are prosecuting anyone found illegally using an electric scooter on public highways in cases where driving licences, insurance policies or number plates are not in use. more like this
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Lord Jopling more like this
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unstar this property date of answer less than 2019-07-24more like thismore than 2019-07-24
star this property answer text <p>Electric scooters fall within the definition of a motor vehicle under UK law. This means they are subject to laws requiring them to be built and used safely, including requirements for users to have insurance, driving licences, number plates, and helmets. It is illegal to ride electric scooters on the pavement and the road.</p><p>How the police enforce road traffic legislation is an operational matter for Chief Officers of police.</p><p>The Government has not made an assessment on the extent of prosecutions by the police when detecting the illegal use of an electric scooter.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Williams of Trafford more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Jopling more like this