Federal transport Minister Andreas Scheuer wants to scooters allow the addition of Electric electric boards for the road. The CSU politician had authorized a share for small electric motors powered scooters and Skateboards, according to the news magazine mirror.
The so-called miniature electric vehicles-regulation by the end of this spring to the Federal Council. Is governed by the fact that the Fellow on the bike must be trails or on the road with speeds of up to 20 kilometres per hour. For the vehicles a Mofaführerschein is required. In addition, a insurance must be attached to license plates.
A number of Start-ups has been waiting for years on this regulation, to be allowed to in Germany, electric scooters and similar vehicles or sell. In other countries, these vehicles have long been part of everyday life on the streets, among other things, in the USA, Austria, Switzerland, Finland, Norway, Belgium, Denmark or France. In Germany was delayed a corresponding law in the least because the officials in Scheuers Ministry had concerns, in particular, those electric boards allow without handlebar and hand brake to get along.
Scheuer was the mirror , now about the objections, because he holds the micro mobility scooters and Boards for modern traffic concepts in cities is necessary. The regulation contains a provision that granted the permit for the electrical boards first, as a kind of a trial. Should happen to a lot of accidents, it could be quickly revoked.