Hordes of commuters on electric scooters are still in danger at the exact location where TV presenter Emily Hartridge died a year after her death.
The YouTube star was driving her electric scooter on a busy roundabout when she was hit by a truck and killed a year ago today.
The former Channel 4 presenter, 35, was the first person to die in the UK in an accident involving an electric scooter – leaving her family and boyfriend devastated.
Dozens of electric scooter drivers escaped at the Queen’s Circus roundabout in Battersea, south-west London, where Mrs. Hartridge died.
A man dressed in black zooms into a corner as a double-decker bus arrives behind him
A man in a T-shirt and jeans rides an electric scooter in his flip-flops without wearing a helmet. He is holding a Tesco carrying bag on the handlebars
Alarming photos show a man in a T-shirt and jeans without a helmet. He is holding a Tesco carrying bag on the handlebars.
When he stopped at the traffic lights, he was seen wearing flip-flops.
A man and a woman – both wearing helmets – were smashed side by side on the sidewalk, although it is illegal to drive them on roads.
Another man on an e-scooter dressed in black zooms around a double-decker bus.
Emily Hartridge was driving her electric scooter on a busy roundabout in Battersea, south-west London, when she was hit by a truck and killed a year ago today
Two people in helmets ride their electric scooters side by side on the sidewalk
A young man with his hood wears a cap instead of a helmet as he zips between cars, including a red 4 × 4 just behind him.
These photos were taken on Friday between 6 a.m. and 9 a.m., showing the growing number of people who turn to electric scooters to get around, despite the risks.
The government made legal on July 4 the rental of electric scooters on the roads of Great Britain in pre-approved places.
A young man with his hood rides his e-scooter Friday morning
Man wearing shorts, hi-vis jacket and helmet rides his e-scooter in front of a bus
A rider waits to join the busy road like a silver car and a taxi passing the junction
Electric scooter driver crosses busy road as cars stop at railway crossing on Friday
Electric scooter driver waits to leave junction alongside two people on bikes
A bicycle arrives behind an electric scooter as they both cross a junction in south west London
It is illegal to drive electric scooters on the sidewalk or private scooters on roads and bike paths.
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Bereaved boyfriend Jack Hazell said she was going to a fertility clinic when she was hit by the truck, no one was arrested for her death.
A 14-year-old boy was left in critical condition just one day after Ms. Hartridge’s accident after he lost control of his electric scooter.
He was riding him on the sidewalk and crashed into a bus stop, suffering from a serious head injury, in Beckenham, south London.
Where can I drive an e-scooter?
The government has said that renting electric scooters on roads and bike paths will become legal on July 4.
However, riding these scooters on the sidewalks will remain illegal and will only be allowed in pre-approved locations where the rental program takes place.
It will still be illegal to drive private electric scooters on the sidewalk, on roads and on bike paths.
You can only drive your own e-scooter on private property, with the permission of the owner of the property.
You must have a driver’s license or a provisional driver’s license and be at least 16 years old to rent an electric scooter.
They will be limited to a maximum speed of 15.5 mph and it is recommended that runners wear a helmet, although this is not mandatory.
Private electronic scooters cannot be used legally on the roads because they do not always have visible red rear lights, license plates or signaling capacity.
They are treated in the same way as motor vehicles, as they are classified as personal light electric vehicles (VLEP).
This means that they are subject to the same legal requirements as other motor vehicles and therefore must have a MOT, a tax, a license and a specific construction.