Popular mode of transportation causes much debate

Some officials in California want electric scooters banned until regulations are put in place.
1:24 | 08/12/18

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The new type of transportation facing acts of vandalism so called the next Gruber but others say the renewed since. Dangerous and are taking matters into their own hands here's ABC's Marcus Moore. It is eight Trimble travel that is growing across the country electric scooters for rent. A modern day over that's also creating headaches and aggravation does littering those dreams minimal run onslaught want to go to the jump all the way. Some even committing acts of vigilante vandalism setting them on fire Eddie California bury them in the same. People frustrated by the chaos created by their popular expansion. Some being a bent on sidewalks and in some cities like here in LA police have been cracking down on writers who are not riding a designated bike lanes. Or more caught not wearing a helmet. You're all electric scooter. You have to stop for red light have to stop at a stop sign of the decision to just like Jordan. Local cities like Denver in San Francisco. Then even altogether until further notice. Still coast to coast scooters are now competing wheel bike rentals one company bird has scooters available in 29 cities. The happy customers say the vigilantes. Just don't get it overall what do you think of the these scooters and I think they're. And Tom certainly it is clear the trying to strike that balance between this new popular mode of transportation and its impact on our communities. Proving to be a real challenge in cities across this country talk look out there Marcus all right mortgage thanks for that report.

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