Following the excesses, electric scooters will soon be banned for minors in Paris

Author: Clark Tos
2022-11-24 19:46:02

It's official: self-service electric scooters will be banned for minors next week in Paris.

From Monday 28 November, minors will no longer be allowed to use electric scooters, available for self-service at Paris .

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As our colleagues from BFMTV specify, this announcement was communicated this Thursday, November 24 by the operators of scooters Dott, Lime and Tier at a press conference.

« We have jointly, on the establishment of the age of users, decided to ban minors “, indicated Alex Souter, president France of Tier Mobility. This measure will be framed by a reinforced control with automatic verification of the identity card of the users, explains for its part the site .

Electric scooters will be equipped with a license plate

Other information: Parisian vehicles will also have a license plate: “ We put them with the aim of making our users more responsible “, confided the French official.

Still according to the information site, the measures cited are part of the list comprising eleven proposals submitted to the town hall of Paris last October. The goal ? Answer to ' traffic and parking problems for which the companies are accused “recalls the media.

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« Either there is a significant improvement in the situation and scooters find their place in the public space without causing any disturbance or additional danger, especially for pedestrians, or we are considering the total abolition of self-service electric scooters at the end of the of the contract in October 2022 “, had declared to AFP David Belliard, the EELV deputy to the town hall PS Anne Hidalgo, in charge in particular of transport.

Source : BFM TV