Transport secretary to ‘crack down’ on private e-scooter market

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Transport Secretary Grant Shapps suggested the transport committee will announce the government’s plans for non-trial e-scooters in the Queen's Speech, as he pledged to “crack down” on sales of e-scooters that do no meet standards.

E-scooters can currently only legally used on public roads as part of the government trial scheme, which operates in over 30 areas in the country.

According to Shapps the trials have been “broadly

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