Electric scooters banned at night on the Champs-Elysées

Published by Rizhlaine F. · Published on 9 July 2021 at 15h51 · Updated on 10 July 2021 at 10h26
The polemic about electric scooters is escalating in Paris. The police prefecture has decided to ban the circulation of electric scooters from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. on the Champs-Elysées.

In Paris, the issue related to self-service electric scooters has sparked a debate. More recently, the polemic about their use has escalated especially because of several accidents recently shared in the press, including the death of Miriam – a thirty-year-old female who has been struck on Voie Georges Pompidou by two people riding an electric scooter who fled after the crash. A case sparking a lot of emotions.

Tweet reads: “Implementation of a reinforced securing scheme in the Champs-Elysées area: the Police prefect decrees the temporary ban of circulation of motorized personal means of transportation until July 31 between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m.

This Thursday July 8, 2021, the Police Prefecture says they have reported an increase in incivilities and dangerous use of electric scooters on the Champs-Elysées and especially at night. So, as a response to these breaches, the Paris prefect has decided to ban the circulation of motorized personal means of transportation between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m. on the world’s most beautiful avenue. The ban is set to last until July 31, 2021.

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Dates and Opening Time
From 9 July 2021 to 31 July 2021

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