Bill legalising electric bikes and scooters vetoed in New York

The governor of New York vetoed a bill that would have legalised electric bikes and scooters. — AFP Relaxnews

Late last week, The New York Post reported that New York governor Andrew Cuomo vetoed a bill that would legalise electric bike and scooters, claiming that the proposal failed to properly account for safety precautions.

Despite shared micromobility services thriving in cities from Paris, France, to Santa Monica, California, electric scooters and bikes will not be allowed in anywhere in New York, thanks to governor Andrew Cuomo's veto of a bill that would have lifted state restrictions on the vehicles.

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