LimeBike guy crosses 5 lanes of Texas freeway traffic in 15 seconds on electric scooter

It really is amazing how stupid some people are. Read the rest

Bird Scooter reportedly lost $100m in three months, needs more capital to stay afloat

Bird Scooter really is the Uber of scooters: vastly overcapitalized, vastly overvalued, incapable of turning a profit...ever. Read the rest

Injured man sues to get name of e-scooter rider who committed hit-and-run

Allyson Medeiros (32) was riding his bike home from his job as a tattoo artist in Chicago when a person riding a rental scooter on the wrong side of the street ran into him and caused a number of injuries, including a broken nose and a broken jaw. He received 20 stitches. Read the rest

At least 1,500 people were injured in e-scooter-related crashes in America since late 2017 — Consumer Reports

Bottom line: If the new Consumer Reports study is accurate, far more people have been killed or seriously hurt by electric scooters from Bird, Lime, and other dockless scooter-share companies than anyone realized.