E-Scooter will be in the future for the German streets. The Federal Council agreed to the Minister of transport, Scheuers Plan - but with limitations. So far, the use on public land was prohibited.
The Swiss Federal Council has paved the way for the approval of electric scooters in Germany. The chamber of the Federal States agreed on a regulation of the Federal Ministry of transport - however, with Changes to implement the Federal government now.
Contrary to the original plans, no E to drive scooters on sidewalks, but basically on bike paths. The regulation provides for taking into account the Federal Council's Amendments agreed to treat the vehicles similar to bicycles.Primarily on bike paths, on-the-go
So you should use the priority Cycling routes, including combined cycle and walkways. For pure walkways use should only be permitted on an exceptional basis, if this is indicated by an additional sign explicitly. When no bike lane exists, ride E-scooters on the roads.
in addition, the vehicles should be allowed only for young people from the age of 14, and not on slower models from the age of twelve as first envisaged.
The Federal government wants to go down in these two important points on security concerns of the countries. The had says Scheuer, even before the Federal Council meeting.