Paris to restrict electric scooters after spate of accidents

Mayor Anne Hidalgo said there had been serious injuries and many near-misses across city due to trend for the new fashionable travel device.

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Paris is cracking down on electric scooters after a dangerous and chaotic year on the City of Light’s roads and pavements as the craze for the “trottinettes” (in French) saw the machines flood the capital, reports FRANCE 24.