Its survey discovered 55 per cent of individuals within the West Midlands at the moment are keen to make use of them for commuting quick distances to work.
Additionally 51 per cent within the area assume e-scooters are good for the atmosphere, whereas 50 per cent are assured that legalising e-scooters might ease congestion.
The Redditch-headquartered retailer believes that the Authorities ought to think about following the mannequin used for e-bikes.
Halfords chief govt Graham Stapleton stated: “This might assist to shortly draw up laws that govern acceptable security requirements and legalise common use on that foundation.
“We’ve already overcome related challenges with e-bikes and these now account for 14 per cent of all grownup bikes offered so adopting the same mannequin is smart.
“We’ve discovered that many purchasers are already utilizing electrical bikes to get to work and re-engage with biking safely. Presently you may legally drive your automobile or experience your bike – and even saddle up on a horse – on the freeway. So why not private e-scooters?
“There may be overwhelming public help for these trials. Our analysis discovered that 59 per cen of these within the West Midlands supported Higher Manchester’s Strolling and Biking Commissioner Chris Boardman’s name for an e-scooters trial in Manchester, to see what framework of utilization works greatest.
“There may be plain client demand for e-scooters, and many individuals need the UK legal guidelines to meet up with the remainder of the world and wish to train the identical rights and freedoms that highway customers get pleasure from in most European nations, in addition to locations comparable to Queensland in Australia and in New Zealand.
“Any new laws ought to ship safer roads, and be sure that highway customers behave responsibly and with due care and a focus, however the present blanket ban on all e-scooters doesn’t supply this: it limits our capability to journey and, for brief journeys particularly, leaves us with no different however to make use of public transport.
“Purchased from a accountable retailer that solely sells e-scooters with a restriction on most pace, the security issue of e-scooters might be elevated additional with training and easy equipment like helmets, lights and reflective strips, if e-scooters have been regulated and licensed.”