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What are the pros and cons of an electric scooter?

There are plenty of pros and cons of an electric scooter, just as there are pros and cons with every mode of transport. Perhaps you’re trying to learn more about micro-mobility options — such as e-scooters and e-bikes — and how they’re impacting our cities.  If you’re considering buying your own e-scooter, then you’re likely…

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July 14, 2021

Spin: The Story

  In the world of E-Scooters, there are big names and there are small names. Huge, multi-billion companies battling it out with living room startups. Spin is a little bit of both.  A startup, originating in San Francisco, but with the backing of one of the largest automobile companies in the world; Ford Motor Company. …

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December 22, 2020

ScooTours Price Guarantee

ScooTours offers a variety of E-Scooter tours in several U.K. destinations. However, due to current E-Scooter legislation in the UK, all privately owned scooters are illegal to use on anything but private property. This means all of our E-Scooter tours operate in partnership with an E-Scooter rental company. We have a number of partnerships with…

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November 30, 2020

Your Guide to E-Scooter rental in the UK

As of 2020, privately owned E-Scooters are illegal to ride on a U.K. public road, cycle lane or pavement. You can still buy E-Scooters, and you can use them on private property if the landowner allows you to. On 4th July 2020, new regulations allowed trials of E-Scooters offered by specific E-Scooter rental companies. Most…

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November 30, 2020

E-Scooter Safety Tips

  In 2020, E-Scooters came to the U.K. with a bang. Initially operating in 20 “trial areas” around the country, which included some major cities such as Liverpool and Nottingham. In 2021, a similar trial is meant to take place in London. At the moment, U.K. legislation still restricts the use of privately owned E-Scooters….

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November 30, 2020

E-Scooter Rental App Information 

  E-Scooters are the newest and most exciting form of micro-mobility to hit the streets of the U.K. However, at the moment, the only legal way to use an E-Scooter is through a rental company. Current legislation means it is still illegal to use a privately owned E-Scooter on public streets. You are allowed to…

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November 30, 2020