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San Francisco officials are outraged that scooter startups steered around them to try to pass a state law





Scooters

  • San Francisco officials are opposing a state-level bill they say would be a detriment to public safety.
  • The bill would allow scooters to be ridden on sidewalks unless local municipalities explicitly pass a law preventing it and only require riders under 18 to wear helmets.
  • The lawmaker behind the state law is genuinely confused by the backlash.

California leaders are in disagreement over how exactly to regulate the scores of electric scooters that have descended on San Francisco.

San Francisco city officials have quickly opted for regulation, voting to require scooter companies to obtain a permit before operating in the city. The read more >>>

Source:: BusinessInsider.Com

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