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This Is Why You Should Wear A Helmet On An E-Scooter

A new study has highlighted the importance of wearing a helmet while riding an e-scooter. Researchers analyzed data on e-scooter injuries at emergency departments across the US. It was found that head and neck injuries made up 28% of all e-scooter related injuries. US emergency departments recorded 103,943 e-scooter related injuries between 2009 and 2019. We hope our findings will help educate users of rideshare e-scooters about the potential for serious head and neck injuries and the safety precautions they should take, Dr. Kathleen Yaremchuk, Study Author. The experts recommend that people who use e-scooters wear helmets and appropriate clothing. Riders should also observe traffic laws and watch out for pedestrians, cars and other obstacles

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