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Monday 5 June 2023 Dublin: 15°C

# e-scooters

This year
# mini referendum
Parisians vote to ban for-hire e-scooters from streets of French capital
City Hall said on its website about 103,000 people voted, with 89% rejecting e-scooters.
Last year
# Insurance
Govt liaising with insurance companies on cover for high-powered e-bikes
Insurance Ireland says it is unaware, at present, of any motor insurance products in Ireland designed for e-bikes.
All time
# e-scooters
Get an e-scooter this Christmas? They still occupy a legal grey area but that's set to change
A Bill is currently before the Oireachtas.
# e-scooters
Government approves legislation to allow for e-scooters in public spaces
At present, e-scooters are currently not regulated in Ireland.
# Your Say
Poll: Should e-scooters be allowed drive on Irish roads?
E-scooters are currently not regulated in Ireland.
# spring 2021
Here are just some of the government's priorities for the months ahead
Affordable housing, scramblers, e-scooters and speedy trials – just some of the issues the government plan to tackle.
# Alan Farrell
Fine Gael TD brands Shane Ross a ‘waste of time’ over electric scooters
Alan Farrell is set to propose a bill to legislate electric scooters and electric bikes on Irish roads.
# alternative transport
E-scooter scheme similar to Dublin Bikes 'could help solve Dublin's commuter misery'
That’s according to Fianna Fáil’s Marc MacSharry, who says e-scooter users are left in limbo with no regulations.
# retail and services
Retail reps have rubbished claims they're 'obliged' to clamp down on the misuse of e-scooters
Transport Minister Shane Ross said stores must inform consumers of the vehicles’ legal status.
# PPTs
Should Ireland legalise electric scooters? The public are being asked to have their say
The Department of Transport received a report on regulating PPTs today.
# New Rules
E-scooters should be legalised on Irish roads, says new report - but 'investment' is needed
Electric scooters are currently not regulated in Ireland.
# Copenhagen
Dozens of people charged for riding E-scooters while intoxicated in Copenhagen
24 people were caught riding the scooters drunk and four were under the influence of drugs.
# Xiaomi
Tech company recalls e-scooters sold by Three Ireland due to 'loose screws'
It is estimated that about 197 units of this scooter have been sold on the Irish market.
# two wheels good
E-scooters are flooding city streets worldwide, so just how green are they?
THe scooters can be driven door to door and avoid the need for parking spaces.
# New Rules
Decision on E-scooter regulations due shortly, as minister says electric scooter users should have a driving licence
Shane Ross has asked the RSA to research scooter regulations in other countries.