The Metropolitan Police released footage last month of the policy, known as “contact tactics,” in action. The aggressive tactic is used in the hope that “potential offenders will think twice about their actions,” the department said in a statement.
The District Department of Transportation’s new rules for dockless bikes and scooters starting in 2019 have ruffled Bird’s feathers. The electric-scooter operator is specifically concerned that limiting the number of scooters in any company’s fleet will make it unprofitable, and capping speeds of scooters would actually increase risks.
The District’s yearlong pilot program with dockless bike and scooter companies will become a permanent option for D.C. commuters in 2019, with new rules now set in stone for the companies that want to provide their vehicles in the District.
Lyft scooters, limited to no more than 400 under terms of the District’s pilot program, will be deployed in all eight District wards.
D.C. police said that a Silver Spring, Maryland, man who was riding an electric scooter in Dupont Circle was struck and killed Friday.
The District Department of Transportation has been reviewing the feedback and usage data provided by companies that operate the dockless bikes and electric scooters to determine the new policies for the city.
Scooter is a darling little Southern gentleman, and he\’s available for adoption from WARL.
If it seems as though there are a lot more motorcycles and scooters on the road Monday, there\’s a reason. It\’s \”Motorcycle and Scooter Ride to Work Day.\”
New rules could be coming for scooter and moped
drivers if a crackdown requested by Mayor Vincent
Gray goes forward and is approved by the D.C.
The number of scooters and powered wheelchairs is on the rise as baby boomers get older, and Medicare is closely watching how people are getting them.
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