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New York City Electric Scooter Accident Blog

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Last Updated: 02-08-2022
Electric Scooter Accident Personal Electric Scooters Are Legal in New York City

New York City is about to see a surge in electric scooters on its streets. On Nov. 23, a recent New York law that lifted the ban on all personal electric scooters went into effect. However, this does not mean that shared scooter companies like Lime and Bird will be able to operate in New […]

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Electric Scooter Accident Injury Data Reveals Infrastructure Need for E-Scooter Riders in NY

The uptick in electric scooter riding in New York City has come with a slew of complications, including a rising number of scooter-related injuries. New York City leaders and scooter company officials alike are weighing their options for creating a safer transit environment for these e-scooters. One recent report suggests that the most promising option […]

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Electric Scooter Accident 82-Year-Old Woman Critically Injured After Being Struck by Revel Scooter

An elderly woman suffered critical injuries, including a serious head injury, after a 23-year-old accidentally hit her with the Revel scooter he was on. The accident happened at the intersection of Broadway and 60th Street in Columbus Circle on Tuesday, Sept. 29. According to WLNY, the Revel scooter rider stayed at the scene and was […]

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Electric Scooter Accident Electric Scooter Injuries Are on the Rise, Doctors Say

Injuries sustained from electric scooter accidents nearly doubled from 2018 to 2019, according to a new study. Since electric scooters became a popular mode of transportation in 2014, they have caused a number of accidents, some of them fatal. As scooter companies reckon with these unintended consequences, doctors have grown used to seeing scooter injuries […]

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Ask George, Electric Scooter Accident Popular Scooter-Sharing Service Revel Under Fire

by George Ilchert Less than a year after Revel launched their scooter rental service, the company has been hit by a deluge of lawsuits. “A new way to get around,” boasts the website. Not a safe one, according to lawsuits. All you need is a valid driver’s license and $5 and you’re clear to rent […]

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Electric Scooter Accident Scooter Company Revel Suspends NYC Operations After Fatal Crashes

The ride-sharing scooter company Revel has temporarily suspended its services in New York City while the company reassesses safety protocols following two deadly accidents. On July 28, the scooter service sent out the following message on Twitter: New York riders – starting today, NYC service will be shut down until further notice. We’re reviewing and […]

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Electric Scooter Accident Reporter Dies in Electric Moped Crash in Brooklyn

A 26-year-old New York City television reporter died Saturday after the moped she was riding, along with a 26-year-old man, crashed in Brooklyn, throwing them into the street. The victim was Nina Kapur, a reporter for CBS2 in New York, according to the New York Times. She was the passenger on an electric Revel moped, […]

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Electric Scooter Accident Rochester, NY – Scooter Accident with Serious Injuries on Mt. Hope Avenue

Rochester, NY (May 11, 2019) – Around 3:20 p.m. on Mt. Hope Avenue, a Rochester man was struck in a serious scooter accident. The accident caused potentially serious injuries.

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