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Offaly County Council Assessing How To Tackle E-Scooters On Footpaths

A request to implement bye laws banning the vehicles on footpaths has been raised.

Offaly County Council is assessing how to tackle the threat to pedestrains posed by electric scooters.

A request to implement bye laws banning the vehicles on footpaths has been raised at a meeting of Tullamore Municipal District.

It comes as the street enhancement programme has led to a higher level of footfall in town centres, increasing the risk of being hit by the scooters.

Fianna Fáil councillor Tony McCormack says the new technology needs to be legislated for:


 

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