When preparing for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, Japan Railways (JR), based on guidance from Japan’s Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, and Transport required that when at JR stations, mobility scooters:

“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/2023/01/20/japan-to-allow-unlicensed-electric-scooter-riding-from-july/

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Originally published as Will the relaxed rules regarding e-scooters in Japan also apply to mobility scooters? at Disability News Japan

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