Death of British YouTuber raises fears over e-scooter safety

LONDON (AP) — The death of a British YouTuber in an electric scooter accident has raised concerns about the safety of the increasingly popular vehicles. Emily Hartridge, who presente...

Scooters biggest killers of university students in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — According to statistics released by National Chiao Tung University (NCTU), 85 percent of road traffic accidents in Taiwan involve scooters, and fifty percent of scooter in...

Taiwan government to subsidize ABS equipped motorcycles

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Starting next year, the Taiwan government will subsidize the installation of, or purchase of a new scooter or motorcycle with an anti-lock braking system (ABS) or a combin...

Taiwan postpones scooter safety deadline after comments by president

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Barely hours after President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said environmental and safety reforms should be affordable, the Ministry of Transportation and Communications (MOTC) said it woul...

Taiwan President evaluates scooter safety policy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The government should strike a balance between safety and affordability when it introduces new safety requirements for scooters, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said Tuesday. Sh...

ABS brakes to be mandatory on Taiwan's scooters in 2019

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Beginning New Year's Day in 2019, all scooters built in Taiwan will be required to be installed with an anti-lock braking system (ABS), which could translate into a increas...