Shared e-scooters have become a popular part of the micromobility landscape in many cities around the world. They are not lawful in the UK, but through summer 2020 and onwards the UK Government is aiming to bring forward trials of rental e-scooters on a temporary basis.
The Government may then move forwards to legalise e-scooter use in the UK.
Here are details of the short consultation (deadline 2nd June) that the Department for Transport has live on how it will bring forward trials.
The Department is also consulting on a regulatory review more broadly about micro-mobility with a deadline of 3rd July
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