Oslo police seize e-scooter that can go 3x the speed limit
October 14, 2020
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Police in Oslo have seized a tuned, privately-owned electric scooter with a top speed of 58 kilometers per hour (36 mph), which is nearly three times the speed limit for it.
The electric scooter was seized during a control program Monday in downtown Oslo in a joint operation with the Norwegian Public Roads Administration during which two electric scooters were stopped on suspicion of illegal speeding.
The owners face prosecution, police said, but didn't say what kind of punishment they could face.
Electric scooters can have a maximum top speed of of 20 kilomete...