Technology: In Paris, electric scooters will now be prohibited from minors

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The three companies that offer self-service electric scooters in Paris have announced that their means of transport would now be prohibited from minors.

As reported BFMTV and News , minors will no longer be able to rent electric self-service scooters in Paris . The announcement was made at a press conference by the three companies concerned Lime, Dott and Tier.

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The two media also announce that Parisian scooters will be, from Monday, November 28, 2022, equipped with a license plate. "We put them in order to make our users more responsible" , said the representative of Tier, as reported by BFMTV.

The future of unanswered electric scooters

These announcements are part of a list of eleven proposals submitted to the town hall of Paris, says Actu, while the current contract ends at the end of February.

At the end of September, The Paris Council wondered about the use of electric scooters in the capital. The opposition had even asked for the ban on this means of transport.

In 2021, 22 users of electric scooters were killed in France. “No the scooters are not more dangerous than the others. This is the only braid means ", retorted the CEO of Dott, quoted by BFMTV.

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