Bird became the first electric scooter service to launch in the UK today, after finding a legal loophole in an 1835 law that has so far blocked the popular scooters from Britain’s streets. The launch is part of a pilot at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, which will start with scooters being restricted to a 1 mile stretch of private footpath used by commuters to Stratford’s Here East tech hub. “Technology always comes ahead of legislation,” Richard Corbett, head of Bird UK told Forbes. ...
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