Wednesday, January 19

Helmet compulsion on electric kicks in Denmark – News (Ekot)

In Denmark, it is forbidden to ride an electric scooter without a helmet from the turn of the year.

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  • In Denmark, it is forbidden to ride an electric scooter without a helmet from the turn of the year, reports Danmarks Radio. The background is an increasing number of accidents.

  • Electric scooter riders without a helmet can now be fined between 700 and 1000 Danish kroner.

  • Anyone who rides an electric scooter runs a seven times higher risk of injury, compared to ordinary bicycles, according to studies that form the basis of the new law.

Reference-sverigesradio.se

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