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Yes, adequate
Yes.
People 16 years and older should be able to ride a PMD under the Framework, i.e. up to 25 km/h on roadways, 10km/h on shared (foot pedestrian and bike) pathways, bike paths and footpaths.
People aged between 10 and 15 should be able to ride PMDs only on footpaths, shared bike paths and shared pathways, at up to 10 km/h, but NOT on the road, except to cross a road.
Yes, agree.
Yes, adequate. We additionally suggest the following be considered:
1. All PMD riders must wear an approved bicycle helmet.
2. All PMDs must have flashing lights front and rear, and a bell to alert pedestrians of oncoming PMDs.
Ideally they would make a low "whirring" noise, similar to the new Electric Vehicle pedestrian alert noise, although this represents potential additional complication, noise pollution and areas for confrontation.
3. Minimum wheels size of all PMD should be 250mm diameter or larger, as smaller wheels may present a significant safety risk to both riders, and other travellers/traffic, with bumps, road joins, footpath edges etc.
People 16 years and over should be able to travel on PMDs in accordance with Speed Approach 1: footpaths at up to 10 km/h, and at up to 25 km/h on separated paths, bicycle paths and/or roads. This provides adequate risk management for both foot traffic, and other bike/road users.
People 16 years and over should be able to travel on PMDs in accordance with Speed Approach 1: (a) footpaths at up to 10 km/h, and at up to 25 km/h on (b) separated paths, bicycle paths and/or (c) roads. This provides adequate risk management for both foot traffic, and other bike/road users.
Yes. Good compromise of risk, convenience, safety.