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motor vehicle whose design is based on the bicycle. The German inventor Gottlieb Daimler is generally credited with building the first practical motorcycle in 1885. The motorcycle did not become dependable and popular, however, until after 1900.
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a single-place racing boat with an outboard internal-combustion engine. It has a triangular or rectangular shape in horizontal section and a flat bottom with a step, so that the hull planes when in motion. In calm water a scooter develops speeds of 80 km/hr or more.


1. a child's vehicle consisting of a low footboard on wheels, steered by handlebars. It is propelled by pushing one foot against the ground
3. (in the US and Canada) another term for ice yacht
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The scooter is Bluetooth-capable to access a digital key and alarm system.
"Alcohol and drugs impair your reflexes and coordination, and that may pose a particular problem on a scooter because they require balance," Dwyer said.
The new scooters will be priced at close to 10,000 yuan ($1,420), more than the company's traditional scooters, which it sells to scooter companies for $100-$300.
Neuron will join California-based Lime Scooters, which has been operating in Brisbane since November 2018.
Observers say the IE-125 may be the first heavy electric scooter that can compete with Gogoro in both capability and pricing, which make for an advantageous entry into the market this year.
"Children use motorized scooters marketed as toys, but in reality, certain models can reach speeds of almost 30 miles per hour," said co-author Amishav Bresler, a resident at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School.
As well as catering to short distance requirements many said electric scooter would also help alleviate traffic and reduce pollution.
This is the first electric scooter program in New Jersey and in the New York metro area.
Former Hargreaves Lansdown director and environmental investor Adam Norris has ploughed an initial [pounds sterling]10million of his own money into new electric scooter venture Pure Scooters.
A mobility scooter is steered with a "tiller," which resembles the handlebars on a motorcycle.
To see the latest electric scooter legislation, visit NCSL's Traffic Safety Bill Tracking Database, at