Traffic officers test electric scooters

PUBLISHED : Thursday, 05 June, 2008, 12:00am
UPDATED : Thursday, 05 June, 2008, 12:00am
 

The police force is considering replacing its fleet of motorcycles with electric scooters. Since April, traffic police have been testing 10 scooters developed by US company Vectrix and a decision will be made in October, said Senior Inspector Li Tung-cheung. The US$11,000 scooters can travel up to 90km on a full charge and have a top speed of 100km/h.

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