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May 17, 2019 - 4:00 am
KYW Newsradio’s Medical Reports are sponsored by Independence Blue Cross. ​​​​ By Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — All you have to do is travel into Philadelphia, New York, Washington or any of our major cities to realize that the popularity of electric scooters is...
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Ian Bush
May 13, 2019 - 3:55 pm
NEW JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — Attention New Jersey drivers: You'll soon be sharing the road with e-bikers. Low-speed electric bikes and scooters are now legal in the Garden State under a bill signed Monday by Gov. Phil Murphy. The bikes have a maximum speed of 19 miles per hour. The bikes are...
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The scooters don’t move too fast and apparently, neither will the bill that would OK their use.
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Tony Romeo
March 27, 2019 - 4:00 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The sponsors of a bill to legalize electric scooters in Pennsylvania were on hand as folks were offered free scooter test rides behind the state Capitol building Tuesday. The scooters don’t move too fast and apparently, neither will the bill that would OK their use...
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March 04, 2019 - 12:47 pm
By Sharon Jayson, Kaiser Health News (CNN) — University of Texas star baseball shortstop David Hamilton hit a pothole riding an electric scooter, tearing his Achilles tendon and requiring surgery. He'll miss the season. Cristal Glangchai, the CEO for a nonprofit, hit a rock riding her scooter,...
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A man rides a scooter Oct. 4, 2018, in Tempe.
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Pat Loeb
February 27, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A major step forward has been made in getting electric scooters legalized in Philadelphia. Lawmakers in Harrisburg introduced legislation Tuesday that would make them legal in the state for the first time. Coincidentally, Philadelphia City Council is holding hearings...
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