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Will electric scooters ever become safe?

Will electric scooters ever become safe?

At first, it seemed as though nothing could go wrong. Dockless shared electric scooters began showing up on the world’s streets in 2017, and the vanguard — techies, baristas, twentysomething daredevils — hopped on and rode, confident they were tilting against two looming threats, urban congestion and climate change. The future of scootering seemed so …

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Striking truckers in South Korea could block coal to power plant

Striking truckers in South Korea could block coal to power plant

Striking South Korean truckers are considering blocking shipments of coal to a power plant if the government rejects their demands for minimum pay guarantees, a senior trade union official said Monday. The Cargo Truckers Solidarity Union, on strike for a seventh day, is weighing several options to press its demands, including stopping coal to generate …

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