Tatarstan in prime 5 areas by variety of accidents with e-scooters — RealnoeVremya.com
From January to Might, seven accidents with electrical scooters occurred in Tatarstan — the republic is on the listing of anti-leaders together with Moscow (24 accidents), St. Petersburg (22), Krasnodar Krai (12), and Sverdlovsk Oblast (6). Such information was offered by the Ministry of Inside Affairs of Russia on 17 June.
The variety of accidents involving electrical scooters this yr has jumped by as a lot as 195% — to 112. In 5 months, 119 folks had been injured in accidents and a pair of extra had been killed.
“The authorized standing of private mobility gadgets is presently undetermined. The Ministry of Transport is creating a corresponding draft decision of the Authorities of the Russian Federation,” the Ministry of Inside Affairs pressured.
Quickly, the statistics of highway accidents will probably be up to date — in June, there have already been a number of high-profile accidents with electrical scooters. Firstly of the month, the pinnacle of Kislovodsk, Alexander Kurbatov, was hospitalised in severe situation after falling from an electrical scooter. He has been operated on and in a medically induced coma. The situation of the pinnacle of town has stabilised, however stays severe. Just lately, he has been transferred to Moscow for therapy.
In Ufa, a felony case was initiated due to an electrical scooter hitting an aged man. The sufferer has a damaged femur. The suspect helped the person to face up after the autumn and left the scene. In Bashkiria, folks have proposed an initiative to ban using on electrical scooters with out a helmet and at a pace above 10 km/h.
Accidents with electrical scooters happen repeatedly in Tatarstan, stories about this repeatedly seem within the site visitors police stories. Due to this, in Kazan within the close to future, there are going to seem guidelines for using electrical scooters. The pinnacle of the press service of the President of the Republic of Tatarstan, Lilia Galimova, mentioned that the measures that will probably be taken have to be robust. The introduction of authorized restrictions for driving scooters and electrical scooters, based on a SuperJob survey (obtainable to Realnoe Vremya), is supported by 52% of Kazan residents, and that is greater than in Russia as an entire (49%).
On the finish of Might, the Investigative Committee in St. Petersburg opened one other felony case beneath the article on the availability of providers that don’t meet safety necessities. In accordance with the investigation, the renters of electrical scooters “for private acquire, neglecting the protection of different highway customers, offered two younger folks aged 20 and 21 with electrical scooters for short-term lease,” they usually drove into a neighborhood resident.
By Daria Pinegina