Province to allow e-scooters on municipal roads

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Watch out, the roads are about to get a little more crowded.

The province announcing yesterday it is starting a five year pilot project , beginningJanuary 1st,  that will make e-scooter ride sharing services legal on Ontario roads.

However it will be up to each municipality to decide whether to give the plan the green light.

E-scooter drivers will have to be at least 16 years old and must wear a helmet.

All vehicles have to be equipped with a horn or bell and a front and rear light.

Transportation Minister Caroline Mulroney says the move will help businesses expand and offer people more options to get around safely.