2 Mar 2019

E-scooter safety concerns: 'Post Reports'

From The Podcast Hour, 12:50 pm on 2 March 2019
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Seen by some as a viable, cheap and fun urban transport solution, Lime electric scooters got taken off the streets of Auckland and Dunedin last week over safety concerns.

We share an e-scooter investigation from The Washington Post's daily news podcast, Post Reports.

In it, host Martine Powers speaks to technology reporter Peter Holley, who started looking into the operations and some of the dodgy practices at some of the big e-scooter businesses in the US.