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Consultation on e-scooters due 7 August

Waka Kotahi is consulting on whether or not it should renew its E-scooters (Declaration not to be Motor Vehicles) Notice 2018 which expires on 30th September 2023. This is the Declaration that had the consequence of allowing e-scooters to be ridden on footpaths.

There is a very short survey to complete by 5pm, 7th August:

Living Streets Aotearoa encourages opposing renewal of the current Declaration in its existing form and suggesting alternatives, such as declaring e-scooters to be cycles, or declaring e-scooters to be in their own class of vehicle with associated rules.

There is also a petition organised by the Disabled Persons Assembly at

Image: Chris van Ryn