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E-scooter (47A/22)


1. The number of Fixed Penalty Notices issued for driving a motor vehicle without insurance in 2021 where the vehicle concerned was an e-scooter.


2.The number of e-scooters confiscated in 2021. 


 3.Details of any operations specifically targeting e-scooter use in 2021. 


4.The number of incidents of drink driving offences in 2021 where the vehicle involved was an e-scooter.  


5.The number of incidents of careless or dangerous driving offences in 2021 where the vehicle involved was an e-scooter.  


Please be advised that the information that you have requested is not available in a readily retrievable format. In relation Question 4 and 5, we would need to locate retrieve each incident log and perform a manual search of the incident summary to see if it mentioned an e-scooter.

Therefore, the cost of providing you with the information is above the amount to which we are legally required to respond i.e. the cost of locating and retrieving the information exceeds the ‘appropriate level’ as stated in the Freedom of Information (Fees and Appropriate Limit) Regulations 2004.

In accordance with the Freedom of Information Act 2000, this letter acts as a Refusal Notice for this part of the request and if one part of a request exceeds the fees limit then S12 of the Act applies to the whole request

However, In accordance with Section 16 of the Act I have a duty to provide advice and assistance in relation to your request and can provide information in relation to Question 1.2 and 3.Please see attached .

This should not be taken as a precedent that additional information would be supplied outside of the time/fees legislation for any subsequent requests

Further information on section 12 of FOI is available here: