I read on Yahoo news yesterday that riding an electric scooter is apparently illegal. The picture showed something like a moped.
Looking out of the window a little while ago, a husband and wife team were coming down the road. Each has their own mobility scooter and they have an arrangement that he can lead on the way out and she leads on the way home. There is method in this insomuch as he has the wallet when they go shopping, and she makes the tea when they get back.
There are a lot of mobility scooters here, and if the law stretches to include those, there will be a lot of people who cannot enjoy the freedom such mobility gives them.
Already insurance is needed on some, tax discs are also required, maintenance but not an MOT as with a car as far as I know, but as yet…
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