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Injuries on E-Bikes and E-Scooters on the Rise

There were 129 deaths related to electric mobility devices between 2017 & 2021 Authorities are encouraging people who use mobile devices such as electric bicycles or scooters to take extra caution. According to a recently published report, there has been a very serious increase in injuries on e-bikes and e-scooters. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety […]

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E-Scooter Riders Have Three Times as Many Accidents Compared to Cyclists

Los Angeles E-scooter riders beware! E-scooter riders suffer almost three times as many accidents as cyclists, according to an Oslo study. Research from a UCLA study also found that e-scooter riders are likelier to be young, drunk, and helmetless.  Scientists say stronger regulations and awareness campaigns are necessary to reduce accidents. “E-scooter injuries commonly occurred […]

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UCLA Study Reveals E-Scooters Cause as many Injuries as Motorcycles

A new study published in PLOS One reveals e-scooter injuries have been on the rise and are now even higher than those caused by motorcycles. According to the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) researchers, the growing popularity of electric scooters has contributed to a significant rise in injury rates among riders. The study, which […]

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L.A. man paralyzed by Bird accident

E-scooter rider is suing the city for an unkempt sidewalk that caused his lasting injuries. Three years ago, then 23-year-old Daniel Peña was on his way to a job interview when the Bird E-scooter he was riding hit a crack in a Los Angeles sidewalk, launching him into a tree. The accident left Peña paralyzed and […]

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California man sues Detroit for $10M after accident on E-scooter

The Berkeley native’s crash resulted in a traumatic brain injury Detroit has a multi-million lawsuit to contend with after a Berkeley, California man crashed a rented Bird E-scooter, resulting in loss of consciousness and lasting injuries. His suit seeks $10 million to cover lost wages, medical expenses, and pain and suffering experienced as a result of […]

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Bill prioritizing pedestrian and cyclist safety gains steam

March 18, 2022 Robert Jalon Accidents, Bicycle, California, Car, E-Scooter, News, Pedestrian, Traffic

The bill introduced by State Senator Anthony J. Portantino hopes to combat the rise of traffic fatalities in California. A bill requiring California cities to start taking concrete steps to prioritize pedestrian and cyclist safety passed the State Senate Governance and Finance Committee yesterday. Bill SB 932, a measure introduced by State Senator Anthony J. Portantino […]

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Berkeley Plans to Transform Telegraph Avenue into West Coast’s Times Square

The potential redesign of the popular Bay Area street comes after a drastic increase in Berkeley traffic fatalities Berkeley’s City Council has voted unanimously to transform at least a portion of Telegraph Avenue, long known for its eclectic vibe, into a pedestrian and transit-friendly plaza. Although plans for an overhaul of the famed Berkeley street […]

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