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Electric scooter crashes have killed at least 29 people globally since 2018. That compares to 6,000 pedestrians, 857 cyclists, and 36,000 car crashes in the US alone during the same period. These e-scooter accidents overwhelmingly involved a collision with a motor vehicle.

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  • The introduction of electric scooters to our cities has given us a new way to talk about an old problem: that motor vehicles in cities cause unacceptable levels of death and injury among non-drivers. We can talk about rider demographics and helmet usage until we're blue in the face, but until cities

    The introduction of electric scooters to our cities has given us a new way to talk about an old problem: that motor vehicles in cities cause unacceptable levels of death and injury among non-drivers. We can talk about rider demographics and helmet usage until we're blue in the face, but until cities get serious about ending car culture, we'll keep seeing the same statistics.

  • The fact that with the exception of large commercial and construction vehicles a car will kill everyone in its path. The question remains that all road users have a responsibility to take care of themselves and that starts by staying alert and obeying the rules. A question for our police departments

    The fact that with the exception of large commercial and construction vehicles a car will kill everyone in its path. The question remains that all road users have a responsibility to take care of themselves and that starts by staying alert and obeying the rules. A question for our police departments is how many tickets are issued to cyclists and pedestrians, and are cyclists who can cause serious injuries and damage required to have insurance . We all use the road we are all obliged to be safe.