Privately owned e-scooters used to make deliveries are being ridden illegally, explains lawyer Ben Pepper.

E-scooters have become a common sight on UK roads over recent years. Not only are they used by individuals for short journeys or daily commutes, they are also now being ridden by takeaway drivers. E-scooters have replaced some of the more conventional delivery modes of transport, such as bicycles and mopeds.

The benefits of riding an e-scooter are numerous. They are environmentally-friendly, they help ease congestion and they are more affordable than many other vehicles. So, it is clear to see why there has been such a rapid increase in their popularity.

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