July 28, 2020

Revel pauses electric moped service in NYC after two deaths

New York (AFP) – An increasingly popular moped ride-sharing company suspended their operations in New York City on Tuesday after two riders died in separate crashes while using the electric two-wheelers.Revel’s turquoise rental scooters have become a common sight on the streets of the Big Apple in recent weeks as residents shun public transport because of coronavirus.But critics say the near silent vehicles are a safety hazard,¬†pointing out that they are often driven by inexperienced riders.Earlier this month, Nina Kapur, a 26-year-old reporter with CBS, died after falling from one of the mope…

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