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Electric scooters (e-scooters) have come under scrutiny after a rise in the number of accidents involving e-scooter riders, and a petition has been set up by netizens to ban the use of e-scooters in Singapore.
Recently, there have been cases of e-scooter riders speeding and recklessly riding on roads, and pedesterians being knocked down by e-scooters.
One such case is the incident where an e-scooter rider was travelling at close to 80 km/h.
Another case sees a youth on an e-scooter riding recklessly and endangering his life by overtaking a bus on the road.
Just last month, a woman riding a bicycle was hit by an e-scooter and died shortly after.
A 22-year-old died after he fell off an e-scooter and suffered fatal head injuries for not wearing a safety helmet.
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