The Micro-Mobility Revolution Is Here

Rapid adoption of app-based dockless scooter-share services starting in late 2017 and throughout 2018

10 million rides on Bird scooters

Survey of 7,000 individuals across 10 major U.S. regions from May 2018 to July 2018 showed 3.6% had used them – despite being available for less than 12 months

11 million rides on Lime

Major Scooter Companies

Electric Scooter Accident Statistics

The fatality rate of electric scooter programs is over six times than that of bike share programs.

Some metropolitan areas have seen a 161% increase in scooter-related ER visits.

Common Reasons for Electric Scooter Accidents

  • Throttles sticking
  • Brake malfunction
  • Ignorance of scooters’ capacity for high speeds
  • Unclear laws/regulation on where to ride (sidewalk, road, etc.)

Common Injuries from Electric Scooter Accidents

  • Cracked skulls
  • Broken fingers
  • Detached finger and toenails
  • Broken bones
  • Facial lacerations
  • Dental damage
  • Gravel rash

Individuals at Risk

States with Reported Scooter Fatalities

Ohio (Cleveland)

District of Columbia (Washington)

Texas (Dallas)