LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- It would become illegal to ride an electric scooter on the sidewalks in Louisville if a proposed ordinance passes.
Instead, scooters would be required to be used on the roads or a parking area designated for their use. They could also be used in bike lanes.
The ordinance would also make it illegal to be pulled by a car while on a scooter or other modes of transportation.
"You are only prohibited from doing that currently on a bike or toy car. So we included that other language to also include e-bikes, skateboard etc., so nobody is hanging on to the back of a car trying to move around the city," Michael King, the director of Advanced Planning and Sustainability in Louisville, said.
Any rider who violates the ordinance would be charged between $25 and $100.
The ordinance passed in committee and will move forward to the full council for a vote.
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