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Researchers recommend better rider safety measures and regulation for electronic scooters (e-scooters) to increase helmet use and reduce injury rates.

University researchers find a 222 percent increase in the number of scooter related injuries and hospital admissions between 2014 and 2018.


01/08/2020
San Francisco; California; United States


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Researchers recommended better rider safety measures and regulations, such as increased helmet use to reduce injury rates.
  • E-scooter manufacturers should encourage helmet use by making them more easily accessible.


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Source

Urban Health Scare: E-Scooters Show Alarming Spike in Injuries

Published By: Science Daily

Source Date: 01/08/2020

URL: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2020/01/200108131651.htm

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Lesson ID: 2020-00930