There were 484 casualties in accidents involving e-scooters in Great Britain last year, including one fatality, the Department for Transport (DfT) estimates.
London's rental e-scooter trial has expanded to Westminster, with the number of e-scooters involved in the trial set to rise to 2,700 in the next few weeks.
E-scooters have replaced an estimated 370,000 car trips and saved 200 tonnes of CO2 emissions in the West of England, according to operator Voi.
E-scooters could be involved in up to 200,000 accidents by the end of 2021, according to researchers.
Transport for London (TfL) and London Councils have announced an expansion of the capital’s trial of rental e-scooters.
Lack of legislation has “held back” e-scooter market but in three years’ time UK could be leader in Europe, says CEO of shared micromobility operator Ginger.
London’s recently launched e-scooter rental scheme could replace five million car trips in the capital annually, if it reaches full capacity.
Transport for London (TfL) has launched a new rental e-scooter trial in partnership with London Councils and three e-scooter operators.
New training modules are available to help support safety for users of e-scooters and e-bikes.
London’s rental e-scooter trial will begin on June 7 in a core group of boroughs, Canary Wharf and the City of London, with more areas expected to join as the trial progresses.
The Government has extended the end date of e-scooter trials until March 31, 2022, meaning it could be mid-2023 before any legislation permitting their use is introduced.
Tier has welcomed the Irish Government’s move to prioritise the legalisation of e-scooters in its summer session legislative programme.
Following the successful launch of the West of England e-scooter trial, the trial area for the ‘hop-on hop-off’ e-scooters has expanded.
E-scooters, a demand responsive bus service and a car club will be trialled at the University of Warwick to change travel behaviour.
Tier is offering private e-scooter owners in the UK the chance to trade in their vehicles in exchange for up to £150 ride credit with the company.
Tier has launched a UK & Ireland Safety Board to raise the bar for safety standards across the entire e-scooter sector.
Newcastle City Council will launch its e-scooter trial early next year in partnership with Neuron Mobility.
An alliance of active travel, public transport and shared mobility groups are calling for the rapid reduction of private car use to help tackle air pollution.
Ford's e-scooter company Spin is working with multiple UK universities with £100,000 in funding to research safety, rider behaviour and transport integration.
The AA’s DriveTech and e-scooter operator Tier have launched an e-scooter theory test to educate people around e-scooter safety and responsible use.