STUVA Research Work

Resumption of
Transporting E-Scooters
in local Transport Buses

For many people with restricted mobility, electric mobility scooters (E-scooters) are essential for taking part in social activities. It is of great importance that such scooters can be carried on public transport buses so that longer distances become accessible. However, after reports of critical situations involving E-scooters in buses had appeared in 2014, the Association of German Transport Companies (VDV) advised its members based on a STUVA study to stop carrying E-scooters aboard public transport buses. The danger of scooters sliding around or even toppling in a bus was considered to be...

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