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The West of England Combined Authority (WECA) region is the first area in the UK to offer residents both hop-on hop-off and long-term rental E-scooters.

Privately owned e-scooters are illegal. You can only legally ride e-scooters that have been hired or leased through this trial. You must be over 18 and have a valid provisional or full licence.


Hop-on hop-off e-scooters

These are available in Bristol, Bath, and parts of South Gloucestershire. They can help residents and visitors to get around central areas.

Groups of e-scooters will also be available at other key locations such as stations, university campuses, hospitals, and large employment sites.

Long-term rental hire e-scooters

You can rent these across the West of England. This means you can keep an e-scooter at home for an extended period, giving more flexibility to travel within the region.

More about this trial

This trial is run by WECA which includes:

• South Gloucestershire Council
• Bristol City Council
• Bath and North East Somerset Council

The Travelwest website has more information on the e-scooter trial.

Reporting issues

If you encounter any issues with the e-scooter trial, such as the location of parked e-scooters, misplaced scooters or inappropriate riding behaviour including underage riding (below the age of 18), you should report this to the operator.


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