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Grossbritannien | National appeal: Bring electric vehicles back to the streets

National appeal: Bring electric vehicles back to the streets BACK TO THE PRESENT We drove an original DeLorean through the Westminster Bridge, yeah. Also got our hands on an incredible hoverboard prototype. Why? About 26 years ago a movie promised us flying cars, self-zipping shoes, hovering skateboards and building-size holograms – all to arrive by […]

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Singapur | Allow bicycles and mobility devices on footpaths, not electric bicycles: Panel

Allow bicycles and mobility devices on footpaths, not electric bicycles: Panel A panel formed to develop rules and a code of conduct for cycling and the use of personal mobility devices has recommended that bicycles be allowed on footpaths. Personal mobility devices (PMDs), excluding electric bicycles, as well as personal mobility aids like motorised wheelchairs, […]

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Frankreich | Peut-on rouler n’importe où avec des rollers, une trottinette ou un skateboard?

Peut-on rouler n’importe où avec des rollers, une trottinette ou un skateboard? La question „Peut-on rouler n’importe où avec des rollers, une trottinette ou un skateboard ?“ a fait l’objet d’un texte publié sur le site gouvernemental Service-Public.fr. Il n’y a donc pas de limite d’âge, pas d’immatriculation ou de déclaration particulière à faire en cas d’acquisition d’une […]

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Finnland | Government proposal to Parliament laws

Government proposal to Parliament laws Vehicle Act, the Road Traffic Act and the Penal Code, Chapter 23 § 9 and 12 of the amending The main content of the presentation: The bill proposes to modify its vehicle law, traffic law and criminal law. The proposed amendments will eliminate duplication of national legislation with the European […]

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USA | Existing law regulates the operation of bicycles, motorized scooters, and electric personal assistive mobility devices, as defined.

Legality Question About Motorized Unicycles Causes Confusion CALIFORNIA — An act to amend Sections 21113, 21960, 21967, and 21968 of, to add Section 313.5 to, to add Article 7 (commencing with Section 21290) to Chapter 1 of Division 11 of, and to repeal Section 21295 of, the Vehicle Code, relating to vehicles. Approved by Governor  October 11, 2015. […]

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Deutschland | Elektronisches Einrad

Elektronisches Einrad Was ist eigentlich ein elektronisches Einrad? Diese Fahrzeuge bestehen aus einem Einzelrad mit seitlich montierten Trittflächen, das sich durch Gewichtsverlagerung steuern lässt. Erst bei einer Geschwindigkeit von 18 km/h erfolgt eine Abriegelung der Beschleunigung. Das Einrad ist mit seiner integrierten elektronischen Balance-,     Antriebs-, Lenk- und Verzögerungstechnik mit einem Segway vergleichbar. Die Mobilitätshilfeverordnung, die […]

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Luxemburg | Quelle réglementation pour les trottinettes électriques et les mono-roues ?

Quelle réglementation pour les trottinettes électriques et les mono-roues ? Lors d’une réponse à une question parlementaire, les règles applicables aux trottinettes électriques (e-trotinettes) et aux mono-roues (sonowheels) ont été précisées. E-trottinettes Les trottinettes électriques sont à classer comme cycles électriques, à condition que : la puissance nominale continue maximale du moteur électrique ne dépasse pas […]

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Finnland | Lightweight electric vehicles to be legal in road traffic

Lightweight electric vehicles to be legal in road traffic Tiedote 17.09.2015 13.42 A legislative reform is to be submitted to parliament, which would allow the use of e.g. kickboards with electric engines and Segway type devices in road traffic. According to the legislation currently in place, the aforementioned vehicles can only be used in closed […]

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USA | Legality Question About Motorized Unicycles Causes Confusion

Legality Question About Motorized Unicycles Causes Confusion NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — There are more people, bicycles and cars in New York City than ever before, but one new form of transportation has been causing confusion. As CBS2’s Meg Baker reported, motorized unicycles are taking over the streets. “I joke around that it’s like flying; it feels […]

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Grossbritannien | Definition of a Motor Vehicle

Definition of a Motor Vehicle The term ‚motor vehicle‘ is defined in section 185(1) of the Road Traffic Act 1988 and section 136(1) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984 as „a mechanically propelled vehicle, intended or adapted for use on roads“. Although this is the legal definition, ultimately it is a matter of fact […]

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Japan | Signs seen of road widening for futuristic mobility

Signs seen of road widening for futuristic mobility Japan is about to take a step into the future of personal mobility by easing government regulations so that Segways and similar vehicles can be driven on public thoroughfares. Once the rules ease, which is expected in a week or so, people might see more gyroscope-based devices […]

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Hongkong | LCQ14: Regulation of electric unicycles

LCQ14: Regulation of electric unicycles Following is a question by the Hon Frederick Fung and a written reply by the Secretary for Transport and Housing, Professor Anthony Cheung Bing-leung, in the Legislative Council today (May 6): Question: Some members of the public have relayed to me that on a number of occasions recently, they saw […]

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Schweiz | Bundesrat beschliesst Erleichterungen für gewisse Elektrofahrzeuge

Bundesrat beschliesst Erleichterungen für gewisse Elektrofahrzeuge Bern, 15.04.2015 – Der Bundesrat hat heute die technischen Bestimmungen und Verkehrsregeln für Fahrzeuge wie Elektro-Stehroller oder Elektro-Rikschas angepasst. Mit den entsprechenden Erleichterungen kann den neuartigen Fahrzeugen besser Rechnung getragen werden. Die Verordnungsänderungen treten auf Anfang Juni 2015 in Kraft. In den vergangenen Jahren sind immer mehr elektrisch angetriebene […]

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Singapur | Electric unicycles catching on, users hope rules can be relaxed

Electric unicycles catching on, users hope rules can be relaxed Mr Rick Tan has been drawing stares from strangers on his commute to and from work the last 10 months. The reason: his ride, an electric unicycle that is a curious hybrid between the pedal-driven, single-wheel cycle and the motorised Segway vehicle. The sight of […]

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China | Journey ends for self-balancing electric scooters

Journey ends for self-balancing electric scooters Beijing has started to regulate electric self-balancing scooters after Shanghai and several other major cities recently prohibited their use on roads. Traffic police required a man riding a self-balancing scooter to stop and only use it in private areas instead of on roads during a crackdown on traffic violations […]