Hooray!Good God - common sense from the government. What is the world coming to?
Casualty figures are twice that of cycling.They should be much safer than cyclists! E-scooter riders will obviously be able to brake harder than us and simply roll over potholes that would have us on the deck. Or maybe not...
Oh, sorry - you mean e-scooters. I thought you were talking about cars.If you go to any of the cities where these are common, they can be a complete and utter menace because they're a boon to the terminally idle.
I'm not convinced that is the reason, I think it's more to do with the chances of being caught & more importantly fined/penalised are virtually nil. Last week the local council had a parking inspector/enforcement officer (or whatever the latest re-branding now calls them) was outside the local school, they ticketed cars parked on the zig-zag of the crossing, in the bus stop, at least 1 car parked on the junction, but as far as I know not on a couple parked half/half on the footpath. The next day no cars were parked in these areas, TBH not been back since so it may well be as bad again.When I learnt to drive in 1981, I was firmly told not to park on bends, double yellow lines or pavements all of which are now regularly committed by motorists. I think this is because our culture is convenience-obsessed.