"This is the first major accident involving an e-scooter this year."
Hey WFIU, how many major accidents have involved cars?
E-bike advert banned as it ‘discredits entire car sector’
‘Some images in the reflection of the car are, in our opinion, unbalanced and discredit the entire car sector. The images of factories/chimneys and an accident create a climate of fear so they will have to be adapted.’
SUVs Are Deadlier Than Cars — But on Fast Arterials, Pedestrians Die No Matter What
Tennessee's "117-percent increase in pedestrian deaths between 2009 and 2019 was tightly correlated with an increasing number of crashes on straight, multi-lane roads with speed limits over 35 miles per hour in urban and suburban areas"
Nadine Arslanian Menendez, the wife and co-defendant of recently indicted Sen. Robert Menendez, struck and killed a man while driving in New Jersey in 2018.
The Record and The New York Times, citing police reports and police dash cam video, reported that Nadine Menendez, who was dating the senator at the time, was found by police in the small borough of Bogota to be “not at fault” in the crash in the because the victim, Richard Koop, was #jaywalking.
Ugh, PBS, this is awful. "Cars are super expensive. Can anything be done?" "Naw." "Are people switching to other modes of transportation?". "Not my daughter for sure!"
via @timmy : Cars Are the Worst Product Category We Have Ever Reviewed for Privacy
Paris bans rentable electric scooters. My knee-jerk reaction is that they should dedicate some car lanes to them instead, but Paris is doing such a good job already in minimizing car traffic. Not sure what's going on.
Speed limits don't matter
"While crash frequency and severity did correlate with higher speeds, the most statistically reliable trends that emerged had nothing to do with property damage or personal injury. It was enforcement outcomes that were most demonstratively impacted. In other words, when speed limits go up, fewer people get tickets; when they go down, the opposite happens."
Why the U.S. builds more three-car garages than one-bedroom apartments