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EU Safety Standard for “The Segway Likes”

At the initiative of France, a voluntary standard will provide safety requirements for personal light electric vehicles (PLEV) in 2016. A framework dealing with their use will also be developed for these new modes of urban mobility; the Segway likes. After e-bikes, now light electric vehicles (like electric step-scooters) and self-balancing vehicles (including single wheel…

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Hoverboards and Scooters on UK streets

  Is it legal or illegal using an electric light vehicle?   The rules of the road or the err… pavement. You’ve probably seen online videos of people using electric scooters and electric monowheels. You might’ve already seen people zipping past you on the streets with them. As ‘self-balancing’ electric unicycles and electric scooters become…

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