Electric scooters News

Chinese Manufacturer Ninebot’s Dominance Has Startups Sharing Scooter Product Risks

Scooter-sharing company Lime recently relayed a troubling message to its users: a portion of its fleet was at risk of bursting into flames. The startup recalled about 2,000 vehicles, less than one percent of its scooters, following its Oct. 30 …

Another California City Bans Electric Scooters

The growing pains of shared electric scooter businesses have led one Southern California city to take a wait-and-see approach. The Ventura City Council voted 5-0 this week night to ban scooters after a company called Bird filed an application to …

As Deaths, Injuries Pile Up, So Do Claims Against Electric Scooter Firms

A lawsuit targeting electric scooter-sharing companies seizes on the dangers of zipping around town on two wheels and brings gory detail to one of the more polarizing technology trends to emerge over the last year. Nine people who were injured …

Electric Scooters Banned at University of Arizona over Safety

The University of Arizona has banned dockless electric scooters from its campus effective immediately. University of Arizona Parking and Transportation Services Interim Executive Director Gail Nazarenko says the decision for the ban is “based on the experience of ASU,” which …