Electric Mobility Devices (EMDs) are banned on roads

Using EMDs (for example, electric scooters and electric bicycles) on carriageways, footpaths or cycle tracks may commit an offence under the Road Traffic Ordinance (Cap. 374), its subsidiary legislation and other relevant legislation.

Electric Mobility Devices are banned on roads

 

Beware on electrical safety of EMDs

The quality of batteries in EMDs varies. The batteries may leak or overheat, particularly during charging, which may cause fire.

Site Trial of EMDs

Site Trials of Electric Mobility Devices 

Video

Video for EMD and cycling safety
View video for EMDs and cycling safety
video from Hong Kong Police Force
View video from Hong Kong Police Force

 

Relevant Publications

Posters on EMDs ban from Road Safety Council Posters on EMDs ban from Road Safety Council Posters on EMDs ban from Transport Department
Posters on EMDs ban from Road Safety Council Posters on EMDs ban from Transport Department

 

Useful Link

Legislative Council Panel on Transport Paper on "Review on the use of EMDs in Hong Kong"

Road Safety Council

Mr. Safegg (Road Safety Council facebook page)