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Old 20th May 2020, 09:48
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Originally Posted by VP959 View Post
The issue of policing is a good one, and likely to present a significant challenge. However, we don't require licences for either bicycles or electric bikes, and the latter are allowed to do 15.5mph, so it seems irational to try and insist on licenses for the riders of electric scooters restricted to 12.5mph.
I'd look at electric bikes the same way - any vehicle with mechanical propulsion. Once you start drawing artificial lines between different amounts of power there will always be problems, particularly as technology develops.
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