30 Jun: Senate Approves Coniglio Measure Allowing Use Of Mobility Assistance Scooters On Public Property

TRENTON – The Senate today unanimously approved a measure sponsored by Senator Joseph Coniglio that would allow New Jerseyans with mobility-related disabilities to use motorized scooters on public property.

“For some people, these scooters serve as their only means of transportation,” said Senator Coniglio, D-Bergen. “These scooters are different from the pocket bikes that have caused quite a few deaths throughout the State and the Nation over the past few years. The goal of this legislation is to enable physically impaired New Jerseyans with a legitimate need for these scooters to live more independently, and handle their everyday affairs without having to rely on others for assistance.”