Electric Scooter Trial


TEMPORARY TRAFFIC REGULATION ORDER 2020 Notice is hereby given that South Gloucestershire District Council in pursuance of the provisions of section 14 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 as amended, The Electric Scooter Trials and Traffic Signs (Coronavirus) Regulations and General Directions 2020, and pursuant to the Order made by the Department of Transport, under s44 and s63(5) of the Road Traffic Act 1988, intends to make an order the effect of which will enable electric scooters (as defined in The Traffic Signs Regulations and General Directions 2016) being used in a trial, to use any road or length of road in South Gloucestershire which is currently used by pedal cycles. This applies only to electric scooters hired from a company authorised and in accordance with the regulations made by the Department of Transport. This order is necessary to address the likelihood of danger to the public; improving and providing travel options in connection with Coronavirus and will be operative from the 25 September 2020 for a maximum period of eighteen months. The trial however is for a period of 12 months duration.

PO Box 1953,                                                                       John McCormack
Bristol,                                                  Monitoring Officer and Head of Legal,
BS37 0DB                                              Governance and Democratic Services

Council - 17 September 2020
Update from South Gloucestershire

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