General

In Russia, the number of road accidents involving electric scooters has increased by one and a half times

According to the Ministry of Internal Affairs, in the first half of the year in Russia, the number of road accidents increased by one and a half times from

participation of electric scooters, and the number of victims of suchincidents has doubled. So, in the first half of the year, 6 deaths were recorded as a result of accidents on electric scooters, which is twice as high as a year ago. The largest number of incidents, 78.8% of the total, are collisions with pedestrians. At the same time, it is noted that a third of such incidents were collisions at pedestrian crossings. The leaders in the number of incidents involving electric scooters were Moscow, St. Petersburg and the Sverdlovsk region. In total, 370 accidents involving means of individual mobility were recorded in the first half of the year, 382 people were injured in these accidents.