Controls for driving personal mobility devices (electric scooters) on the road network, started today Thursday September 1, 2022 the police.
The controls concern the compliance of the drivers of such devices with the provisions of the relevant legislation, which have come into force.
The purpose of this legislation is to regulate the movement of these devices on the road network, since their drivers are among the vulnerable groups of road users.
Among the main provisions of the Legislation that came into force are the areas where such devices can be trafficked, their technical characteristics, the age of the drivers and others.
The Legislation on the use of electric scooters – e-scooters, bicycles, and other personal mobility devices came into force on July 28, 2022. The legislation provides for transitional provisions in relation to minimum equipment, such as the use of a protective helmet by drivers of e-scooters, the provisions for maximum speed from construction, as well as securing the operating license of the rental companies. The transition period is valid until March 1, 2023.
The relevant legislation regarding the use of of e-scooters, bicycles and other personal mobility devices.