An update after the last episode about the relaxing of rules regarding scooters in Japan; it is likely that the same rules that will apply e-scooters from July will also apply to mobility scooters, but the guidance is a bit more ambiguous as on JR trains, mobility scooters must:
“move at a speed no more than 2km/h and follow the instructions and warnings of the train attendant, and do not use routes other than the ones specified.”
Episode notes: https://barrierfreejapan.com/2023/01/21/will-the-relaxed-rules-regarding-e-scooters-in-japan-also-apply-to-mobility-scooters-日本でのeスクーターに関す/
Originally published as E-Scooters, Mobility Scooters & Trains In Japan 日本のモビリティスクーターと電車 at Disability News Japan
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