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Lord Blencathra to ask Her Majesty's Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Callanan on 20 September, what discussions they have held with the police about the enforcement of the Use of Invalid Carriages on Highways Regulations 1988; and in particular the legal requirements that (1) no power chair or mobility scooter must exceed 4mph whilst driven on a pavement, (2) they must not exceed 113.4kgs in weight, and (3) they must be fitted with a speed indicator and a regulator capable of restricting them to 4mph on the footway (pavement); and whether they will encourage the police to bring prosecutions for flagrant disregard of those legal requirements.  HL1810

Question HL1810: tabled on 10 October 2017 and due for answer by 24 October 2017

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To ask Her Majesty's Government further to the Written Answer by {member id="4336" field="DisplayAs"}{/member} on 20 September, what discussions they have held with the police about the enforcement of the Use of Invalid Carriages on Highways Regulations 1988; and in particular the legal requirements that (1) no power chair or mobility scooter must exceed 4mph whilst driven on a pavement, (2) they must not exceed 113.4kgs in weight, and (3) they must be fitted with a speed indicator and a regulator capable of restricting them to 4mph on the footway (pavement); and whether they will encourage the police to bring prosecutions for flagrant disregard of those legal requirements.
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