E-scooter curfews and blocks an option to stop drunk riders as service expands in Canberra

Jasper Lindell
By Jasper Lindell
March 6 2022 - 6:30pm
Beam, one of two public e-scooter operators in Canberra, could be forced to impose curfews to limit the chance of drunk people taking a scooter for spin. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

If you fancy hopping on an electric scooter after a big night on the town, you might soon be forced to think again.


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.

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