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Latest news: E-scooter

Police recover 21 stolen e-bikes and electric scooters from Ngunnawal home

ACT Policing has recovered 21 stolen e-bikes and electric scooters following the search of a home in Ngunnawal yesterday. In December 2022, an e-bike that had an Apple Air-Tag fixed to it was...

Seated e-scooters now available across Canberra

Put away your milk crates Canberra, seated e-scooters are now in Canberra with 150 available for hire across the city today.

E-scooter riders caught flouting the law put on notice

E-scooter riders might feel invincible as they fly through city streets but they can still fall foul of the law like other road users.

Canberra’s best places to buy an electric scooter

Here is a list of Canberra's best places to buy an electric scooter. Click if you're looking for an e-scooter in Canberra.

Nick Kyrgios could cop fine over riding e-scooter without a helmet

Tennis star Nick Kyrgios will be spoken to by Victoria Police after being busted riding an electric scooter without wearing a helmet in central Melbourne.

Canberrans can scooter! 180 tonnes of carbon emissions saved in 2022

New data from e-scooter company Beam shows Canberrans are keen city scooter riders with 180 tonnes of carbon emissions saved in 2022.

19yo Kambah woman killed in ACT’s first e-scooter tragedy

The ACT has recorded its 12th road fatality of 2022 after a 19-year-old e-scooter rider succumbed to serious injuries following a collision between a vehicle and electric scooter in Kambah yesterday

E-scooters coming to Gungahlin and Woden/Weston

Canberra’s e-scooter share scheme will be expanded to Woden and Gungahlin from 9 September, linking north to south. 

E-scooters to connect Belconnen and Civic

Canberrans can now ride e-scooters directly from Belconnen to Civic and back. The two e-scooter shared zones have been connected.

Second man arrested in Fyshwick scooter store thefts

ACT Policing arrested a second man in relation to a series of targeted thefts throughout Fyshwick earlier this week. 

Police advise e-scooter buyers to beware after recent burglaries

After several burglaries in recent weeks where e-scooters and e-bikes were stolen, ACT Policing is reminding the Canberra community to be aware when buying these items from online marketplaces. 

Kambah man on stolen e-scooter arrested for multiple thefts

A 34-year-old Kambah man has been charged with multiple vehicle thefts, burglaries and other offences after police found him allegedly riding a stolen e-scooter early this morning.   

Drink-riding bill to promote safer use of e-scooters

New penalties will be introduced for people who use e-scooters and other vehicles while under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

Witnesses sought to electric scooter collision in Turner

ACT Policing is seeking witnesses and dash-cam footage of a collision between an electric scooter and car in Turner last week.

New safety campaign for e-scooter users

The e-scooter shared schemes run by Beam and Neuron Mobility began in November. Two-thirds of Canberrans supported the scheme, and wanted it expanded to other parts of the ACT, but others were concerned about safety, according to an ACT Government survey, Chris Steel, Minister for Transport, announced yesterday, 24 May.

Surveys highlight e-scooter safety concerns

While many Canberrans have enthusiastically embraced the purple Beam and orange Neuron Mobility vehicles since they were introduced in September, a new survey reveals others are worried about injuries, hooning and abandoned vehicles.