Is electric scooter legal in UK?
Yes, electric scooters are legal to own in the UK. However, there are lots of restrictions surrounding where they can be used.
Is it still illegal to ride an electric scooter?
Rental electric scooters (e-scooters) are the only way to legally ride an e-scooter on public roads or in other public places within London – and even this is limited to specific boroughs. It is still illegal to use privately-owned e-scooters or other powered transporters on public roads.
Are Kick Scooters legal in UK?
Kick-scooters should be ridden on the pavement or footpath BUT do not have right of way on the pavement or footpath. Scooter-riders should always be prepared to stop or slow down to give way to pedestrians.