If the ruling takes effect, mobility scooters would have to have third-party liability coverage in Britain, attorney Cecila Frodsham told The Telegraph. That could be expensive because it currently costs around $129 to buy such insurance for a scooter in the United Kingdom.
In nine metro areas—Detroit, Miami/Fort Lauderdale, the Twin Cities, Tampa/St. Petersburg, Baltimore, Orlando, Jacksonville, Hartford, and New Orleans—yearly premiums exceeded $500 in all zip codes. Those cities include some of the nation’s poorest neighborhoods.