As E-Scooters Roll Into American Cities, So Do Safety Concerns

Scooters and bicycles are spreading across several major U.S. cities while policymakers are scrambling to find ways to ensure that riders are safe.

Electric scooters zoom through traffic in many cities these days, and have the potential to take cars off the road. But experts worry that the many riders who forgo safety gear are taking big risks.

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