The introduction for this competition refers to an increase in cycling. News papers have reported a significant increase in the demand for electrically powered bicycles. There has also been a huge demand for electrically powered scooters even though these are illegal to use on public roads. This law is flagrantly disregarded and therefore is bad law.
A change in the law governing low speed powered or power assisted, personal transport is needed to reflect current reality, encourage safe practice and to stimulate invention and manufacture.