7 months ago
“Shared e-scooters are uncontrolled”
Shared e-scooters are the most regulated vehicles in our cities.
In collaboration with the cities we operate in, we can implement:
These measures aren’t in place on personal e-scooters, bikes, motorcycles or cars. Cities already regulating e-scooters include Berlin, Brussels, Helsinki, Lisbon, London, Madrid, Oslo, Rome, Stockholm, Warsaw.
“E-scooters replace walking”
The average shared
e-scooter trip is 2.8km,
compared to an average walking distance of 800m (3.5 times less) 1
“E-scooters do not replace cars or motor vehicles”
19% of trips would have been with motor vehicles
including cars, taxis & motorcycles. 2
More than two thirds (69%) of Dott riders that previously used cars, say they are using them less. 3
“Accidents are increasing”
Usage is growing 2.6 x faster than accidents,
meaning that shared e-scooters are becoming safer.
“Shared e-scooters are a mess”
In cities with allocated parking,
96% of e-scooters are correctly parked.
Parking technology is supported by patrollers who are on the streets to move incorrectly parked vehicles, and users who abandon scooters are fined.
“Used mainly by high-earners or tourists”
The service is widely used by young people
(71% are 18-35), with a high proportion being students (29%), 2 who are less likely to afford private vehicles and more expensive transport modes.
At least 85% of users are local residents. 3
The portion of tourists varies between just 10-20% depending on the month.
“Scooters are not sustainable. The vehicles only last a few weeks.“
Current fleets are expected to last at least five years
thanks to careful maintenance
“Shared e-scooters are expensive”
The average trip price (€2) is lower than a metro ticket, 5
with the added convenience of taking you exactly where you need to go. Monthly passes offer greater value for regular users, averaging around €1 per trip.
“Operators rely on gig economy workers”
Dott has rejected the gig economy since the beginning,
and its services are operated by in-house teams on full time contracts who are equipped and trained for specialist roles.
“Shared and private e-scooters are the same”
There is no obligation for private scooters to have the same controls as shared fleets:
1 Based on WeWard data from Paris
2 Based on research commissioned by Paris City Hall in Spring 2022
3 Based on Dott rider research
4 AXA study based on claims data between 2019 and 2022
5 Compared against Paris metro ticket cost of €2.10