The Norwegian Public Roads Administration wanted a 0.2 limitThe Norwegian Public Roads Administration has proposed a blood alcohol limit of 0.2. However, it was not part of the regulations that were adopted in May this year. In a recent debate in the Norwegian parliament (Storting), Minister of Transport Knut Arild Hareide (KrF) stated that work is being done on the blood alcohol limit issue.
Injuries in Oslo
Even though there is no specific alcohol limit, the rules for electric scooters state that you must not ride them under the influence.
The first weekend after corona relief was introduced in Oslo, 44 people were injured on an electric scooter, according to Norwegian Broadcasting (NRK). At least 48% of them drank alcohol.
The emergency service in Oslo has also called for a blood alcohol limit on electric scooters.
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