Traveling helper or roadkill? Japan Tests Road Safety of Electric Scooters

Japan tests the safety of electric scooters on the road in Tokyo, Japan, Oct. 27, 2020 local time. It is reported that electric scooters are classified as motor vehicles in Japanese law, and people need a license and a helmet to use them on public roads.

In this test demonstration, people were allowed to use electric scooters on bike paths. Currently, electric scooters are very common in foreign countries and have become a new form of transportation, and the Japanese government is working to put them into practical use by conducting practical tests throughout Japan to verify their safety and the problems they present.