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London police to patrol streets on electric Zero DS motorcycle

by Eric Loveday (RSS feed) on Oct 15th, 2011 at 1:03PM

London's boys in blue are to embark on a greener era of patrol with the unveiling of the Metropolitan Police's first electric motorcycle: the 2011 Zero DS. The police squad confirmed this week that it's to trial a Zero Dual Sport (DS) bike manufactured by Zero Motorcycles. The Met squad will use the electric bike in its Motorcycle Tasking Team and in its BikeSafe and ScooterSafe programs. Mick Cheeseman, sergeant in the Motorcycle Tasking Team, says the electric Zero DS will be tested "under everyday police conditions" to assess whether or not it's suitable for widespread use within the... Read More

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