US city bans all electric scooters following rider death


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  • Tuesday, 25 Jun 2019

Mayor Briley believes that the vehicles produce a sufficient number of safety concerns.

The mayor of Nashville, capital of Tennessee, announced that all publicly-accessible electric scooters operating within the city will be banned and removed "immediately".

Following the death of an intoxicated individual who was killed while riding on a Bird electric scooter in Nashville, the city's mayor David Briley announced that all e-scooters will be "removed from the Metro rights-of-way immediately upon the enactment of the Council legislation".

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