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Dallas Officials Meeting With Scooter Companies Over Safety Concerns

November 15, 2018 - 6:21 am

DALLAS (1080 KRLD) - Following a recent scooter recall, Dallas officials are meeting with all ride-share scooter companies to make sure they're safe.

The electric scooter company Lime announced that it has removed some of its older models of scooter from every city where it operates due to safety concerns.

There was concern that the base would break in some of the recalled models while in use.

Following the recall, the city of Dallas met with all scooter companies operating in the city to discuss their safety and maintenance practices. In a statement they say they "continue to research this matter to ensure the public’s safety."

Its unclear if any of the older model scooters were in Dallas, or if they were pulled from the fleet, but Lime officials say they don't expect a disruption in service.

Roughly 6,000 scooters from various companies are estimated to be scattered around the city today.