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After the death of YouTube star, Emily Hartridge, in London, in case of accident, as Amazon will reportedly start with a request for e-scooter vendors to warn consumers about the safety and security protocols are in place in the United Kingdom.
In the united Kingdom, where motor scooters are banned from public roads and footpaths, the Department of Transportation in the early years of this year wrote on Amazon “put them in mind that they have to responsible advertising,” reports The Sunday Times.
“We have confirmed that we will be writing to the vendors of electronic scooters, to give them the wording in their listings, to say that the scooters could not be used on public roads,” an Amazon spokesman told The Washington Post. “I’m afraid that I may not be able to go into more detail than that.”
Hartridge, 35, was killed when a scooter she was in collided with a truck, according to the London Metropolitan Police. Her death was the first fatal crash at an e-scooter in the Uk, according to The Guardian.
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The YouTube star, Emily Hartridge, above, was killed while riding a motorized scooter in London this week.
The Independent reports that the potential change would only apply to the united kingdom, even though e-scooters have grown to be something of a public menace in several U.s. cities.
According to Consumer Reports, at least eight people were killed and at least 1500 were injured in the United States, the use of the surface, dockless scooters in the autumn of 2017. In addition, the consumer watchdog polled more than 3,000 adults and found that most of them are confused about what traffic laws they are supposed to follow.
The motorized scooters, which are rapidly increasing in popularity, and have led to fears about the safety of the crowded city roads and sidewalks.
In a study published in the medical journal, JAMA Network, will Open in January, found that more and more people have been injured while riding in a standing electric scooters than bicycles or travel by foot in the year ending in August, 2018.
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“In today’s rapidly changing technology is a disruptive force in short-distance transport, and the policy-makers want to understand the risks and appropriate regulatory responses need to seriously take into account the effects on human health,” the study authors wrote. “Cyclists share the roads with fast-moving vehicles, however, seem to underestimate the risk, we found that 94.3% of the total riders in our community, was not wearing a helmet.”
After the death of the e-scooter rider in the Country, the city moved to forbid it. A number of other cities and towns in the united states, including Aspen, Colorado, usa, West Hollywood, California. and in Columbia, S. C., have imposed some of the e-scooter is a ban as well.
In Los Angeles, california, residents who are fed up with the e-scooter will have to be reported, they may result in fire or bury it in the sea.
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