The legislative environment around electric scooters is gaining momentum, with the Government’s Road Traffic and Roads Bill 2021 being published by Minister for Transport Eamon Ryan TD. So as electric scooters come back into the public arena what are the positive benefits they can bring to the country? Ronan talks to Aisling Dunne Bolt’s new head of public policy for Ireland about this and more.
Aisling talks about her background, what Bolt does, the services they offer in Ireland, the Government’s Road Traffic and Roads Bill 2021 road tax, charging Infrastructure, and scooter bays and racks.
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Before joining Bolt, Ms. Dunne worked with Arup as a Senior Transport Advisory Consultant and as a Special Adviser to the Minister of Transport, Tourism & Sport for four years. In her role with the Department of Transport, Dunne worked closely with road safety organisations and advocacy groups to successfully deliver the Road Traffic (Amendment) Act 2018. She also helped to craft safety regulations introduced in 2019 to improve safety on Irish roads for cyclists and other vulnerable road users.
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