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Frickssake Tue 05-Mar-19 20:21:19

Anyone else think they are dangerous? Someone I know told me they had a guy run into her legs on one as he couldn't find the brake! Sometimes I see them.on the road and I cringe. There's zero protection if they collide with a vehicle. What's the answer though. If they go on the pavement they can go into someone, pushchairs etc. I'm wondering if they should have to take a test - a mini driving test/ lesson, so at least they are confident and know how to work the brakes! I've just been reading this-
https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&source=web&rct=j&url=https://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/991609/uk-mobility-scooters-driving-tests-danger-deaths-regulations/amp&ved=2ahUKEwi6m56R5uvgAhU6UxUIHUt-BR4QFjAAegQIBRAB&usg=AOvVaw0hWi4F7oRLkDzweAxTdsSQ&ampcf=1
Hope link works

Frickssake Tue 05-Mar-19 20:21:35

www.google.com/url?sa=t&source=web&rct=j&url=https://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/991609/uk-mobility-scooters-driving-tests-danger-deaths-regulations/amp&ved=2ahUKEwi6m56R5uvgAhU6UxUIHUt-BR4QFjAAegQIBRAB&usg=AOvVaw0hWi4F7oRLkDzweAxTdsSQ&cf=1

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