ACT government set to introduce $3200 fines for drink-riding on Neuron, Beam e-scooters

Jasper Lindell
By Jasper Lindell
Updated December 1 2021 - 3:12am, first published 1:15am
The ACT government is working to tighten laws governing e-scooter riders in the ACT. Picture: Elesa Kurtz

Riding an e-scooter in the ACT while drunk could soon be illegal and attract a fine of $3200, after the ACT government introduced new laws into the Legislative Assembly on Wednesday ahead of a citywide rollout of public e-scooters.

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Jasper Lindell

Jasper Lindell

Assembly Reporter

Jasper Lindell joined the Times in 2018. He is a Legislative Assembly reporter, covering ACT politics and government. He also writes about development, heritage, local history, literature and the arts, as well as contributing to the Times' Panorama magazine on Saturdays. He was previously a Sunday Canberra Times reporter.