Wednesday, 3 July 2019

Questions (323)

Catherine Martin


323. Deputy Catherine Martin asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the status of the RSA study on the road safety of e-scooters; the timeframe for the publication of the study; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [28439/19]

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Written answers (Question to Transport)

The Road Safety Authority's review of current practice and safety implications of electric personal mobility devices was submitted to me in late June.

The publication of the report is a matter for the Road Safety Authority, in consultation with my Department, once I have made a decision on the way forward in relation to electric scooters. Until then, the report forms part of the deliberative process and will not be published until this has concluded.