The Subcommittee supported a bill prohibiting gyrometer ride on the sidewalks

Подкомитет Рады поддержал законопроект, запрещающий ездить на гироскутере по тротуарам

The relevant Subcommittee of the Verkhovna Rada supported a bill that prohibits driving on gyrometer on sidewalks and classifies users ‘ personal lightweight electric vehicle to road users. About this on his page in the social network said one of the authors of the bill, MP from the “Servants of the people” Alexander Gerenuk.

“The text of the bill that there is finished, I know. Will get maximally prepared for the second reading. Ready and will defend the Committee’s position to the public and of the coalition of NGOs working in the field of road safety”, – is spoken in the message.

The authors of the bill, the text of which is published on the website of the Verkhovna Rada propose to require users of electric scooters, Segway, giramondo, gyrometers (this does not include wheelchairs and bicycles with electric motors) to ride on the bike path or at the edge of the carriageway and to prohibit the movement of such vehicles on sidewalks.

Vehicles must be equipped with reflectors and possibly a sound signal. In the dark svetovozvrascheniya items must carry, and drivers who will also be forbidden to hold the phone in hand while driving and carry passengers, if the place for them is not provided in the design of transport.

The draft law was presented by the deputies of the faction Voice in February 2020.

The Verkhovna Rada