Qatar: E-scooter Guidance

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Qatar: E-scooter Guidance

Gulf Times, 30 July 2023: The Qatari Ministry of Transport has issued safety guidance on e-scooters.

Riders are being told not to use a mobile phone whilst riding or eating or drinking. In addition, they should not share an e-scooter with another rider. The guidelines also tell riders to maintain a safe distance between themselves and others on the road.

In addition, they should not carry heavy things when riding and use hand signals when turning. They should also only ride in designated areas and paths and wear safety gear and protective equipment. Brakes should be tested at the start of every journey and riders should follow traffic signals and signs.

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Tanya Jain