French government mulls crackdown on use of electric scooters


Just days after the rider of an electric scooter was killed in a collision with a motorbike on a motorway near Paris, French transport ministry officials met on Monday with victims of accidents involving scooters amid preparations for stricter legislation regarding the use of the machines which have become a popular form of locomotion in cities around the country.

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The French government is meeting with people who have been injured by electric scooters as it readies restrictions on the vehicles that are transforming the Paris cityscape, reports ABC News.