After two people were killed, Ravel stopped his electric motor service in NYC
Revel terminates its service in New York after a man was killed while driving on an electric car in Queens, making him the second customer to die in the service in the past week.
By: The New York PostTuesday at 3 p.m. On the 15th, ET lost control of a 32-year-old street Jerem Malawi on the north side of a Revel bicycle when it lost control of a bicycle. He was found with severe head injuries at the scene and taken to North Shore Forest Hills Hospital, where he was sentenced to death. It was unknown at this time what he would do after leaving the post.
Earlier this month CBS News journalist Nina Kapoor, 26, has died before riding a Revel bike as a passenger car. Police say the cyclist overturned because he thought the car was coming off, he was trying to avoid it. According to the police, Kapoor is not wearing a helmet, as required by the company. The next day was a 38-year-old man was critically injured with a head injury while riding a Revel scooter in Queens.
Ravel announced on Tuesday that he was suspending his service in New York “until further notice” while assessing the safety of his fleet. The company also operates in Austin, Miami, Washington, DC, and recently announced plans to launch in San Francisco soon. A Revel spokesman declined to answer questions about what security measures the company would review or whether it would discontinue service in other cities. “At the moment we will not comment further on this matter,” the company said.
New York cyclists. The NYC service will be closed from today until further notice. We review և strengthen our cyclist: accountability և safety measures և liaise with city authorities և we look forward to serving you again in the near future.
– Revel (@_GoRevel) July 28, 2020
The mobile company has proven to be hugely popular since launching in New York in 2018 for the first time. The company has since seen its skills grow to 300,000 people. These customers made 3 million trips on Revel mobiles, for a total of 10 million miles. The service has become more popular this year as the coronavirus pandemic prevents many people from using the subway, buses, and alternative transportation modes.
It costs $ 19 to sign up for the software. Tilt the scooter on the map to hold it (up to 15 minutes early) or to hold the book directly. Each trip costs $ 1 ($ 2 if someone tags with you) և then $ 0.25 per minute. Each motor scooter also has two helmets, one large and one small, locked in the rear load compartment.
But the company has also done a lot of research. The company has suffered at least dozens of lawsuits alleging that its mobile phones are poorly maintained, dangerous to swim in, according to: NY1:. Rivell claims that all his engines are inspected by trained mechanics before being allowed on the road. On Monday, Adriano EspilatDemocrat in Manhattan calls on New York government to suspend service
After the death of Kapoor CBS This morning has released a story showing abusive footage of Revel customers abusing the company’s scooters by walking down crowded sidewalks, running red lights or engaging in other dangerous behaviors.
The company responded by noting that its mobiles are quickly covered at 30 mph, որդ customers are required to have valid driver’s licenses (but not motorcycle licenses in particular) to bathe. Motorcycles are restricted to local streets, not on sidewalks, highways or bridges. Great users should watch a short tutorial video in the app. They also have the opportunity to take a 30-minute individual lesson. “We take reports of security breaches very seriously. We work closely with the city authorities to address any breaches.” Revel said in a statement to CBS.
The company also tracks its mopeds using GPS technology to stop its customers from breaking its rules. Earlier this month Revel has suspended more than 1,000 customers for security breaches.
At a news conference on Tuesday, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio called Revley’s approach to security “insufficient, unacceptable.” according to: The: The New York Times. The company’s decision to terminate the service was not the result of a city order itself.
De Blasio says @_GoRevel: The decision to close was the right thing to do. “Unfortunately, it has been proven to be unsafe.” He says the city will not allow it to reopen until he is convinced it can be done safely.
– Erin Durkin (@erinmdurkin) July 28, 2020
It is unknown at this time what he will do after leaving the post. Now his colleagues in the electric scooter industry are facing many of the challenges he faces. Bird flu-like scooters have started dozens of lawsuits alleging security breaches. And as the number of people injured or killed while driving assembled scooters increased, there were many predictions of an imminent decline in scooter exchange. Nevertheless, shared scooters continue to turn thousands of customers across the United States, Asia, and Europe.
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