“It is necessary for owners of certain categories of electric scooters and other so-called means of individual mobility to introduce the obligation to obtain permission to drive them.

To do this, it is necessary to pass at least a minimum of the basics of management and an exam for knowledge of traffic rules, ”RIA Novosti quotes Bashkin.

He warned that in the absence of proper regulation in Russia, an increase in the number of accidents involving electric scooters will be recorded.

Earlier, the Ministry of Internal Affairs spoke about the main causes of accidents with electric scooters.

As URA.RU reported, Deputy Head of the State Traffic Safety Inspectorate of the Main Directorate of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Russia for the Sverdlovsk Region, Police Lieutenant Colonel Denis Kolyasnikov commented on the situation with scooters on the eve of the season.