Turkey Establishment of the Environment Agency Certain Laws Amending the Law Proposal, became law was adopted at the Parliamentary General Assembly. In order to be able to use bicycles and electric scooters on bicycle roads and lanes on the highways, it will be necessary to be over the age of 15.
With the law, the Highways Traffic Law is amended. "Bicycle path", a road reserved for bicycle and e-scooter riding, closed to other vehicle and pedestrian traffic, excluding the intersections with the motorway and pedestrian areas; "E-scooters" are standing vehicles with a maximum speed of 25 kilometers per hour, with wheels, footboards and handles, which can include a vertical steering mechanism and the "bicycle lane" is specially designated for bicycle and e-scooter use at road level It is defined as a path separated by bookmarks.
Those who have completed the age of 15 will be able to use electric bicycles and e-scooters on bicycle roads and lanes on highways. Riders will have to give first pass to cyclists and e-scooters on the cycle path and lane when turning right and left. If there is a separate bike path or lane, e-scooters cannot be driven on the carriageway, and motor bikes on the cycle path. E-scooters, which will have to be driven with both hands, cannot be carried on the back, except personal belongings and passengers.
E-scooters will not be able to be used on highways, intercity roads and roads with a maximum speed limit of over 50 kilometers per hour. Pedestrians will be able to use the bicycle lane, provided that they do not interfere with bicycle traffic or where there is no pedestrian path.