Fatima Abukar died earlier this year while riding an e-scooter.
This is what the investigation found:
Here is what Green Street looks like
A typical busy shopping street that is awful to use on two wheels. Most of the drivers of those motor vehicles are not there to shop, but to go somewhere else from somewhere else. In other words they are intruders: they bring noise, pollution and death. People have been brainwashed in accepting this as normal.
One of the zombies is Graeme Irvine, senior coroner in east London. He was obviously distressed by the killing of a 14 year old. However, instead of pointing the finger at the intruders, at the people who bring death to the street, he claims that the preventable cause of the collision was the e-scooter.
Without any grasp of statistics, Irvine noticed a correlation between Police enforcement action against e-scooter riders and number of deaths
E-scooters have been acknowledged as a useful arm of the micromobility revolution that will make our cities more liveable. That is why most European cities have successful hire schemes. The only reason why a citizen cannot ride one’s own legally purchased e-scooter in England is that authorities are too lazy to change illogical regulations. If e-hire scooters are deemed safe, why shouldn’t private ones be, if properly vetted?
So Irvine has written a non-sensical Prevention of Future Deaths report to:
basically saying that e-scooters are a problem, not a solution.
When will these people accept that motor vehicles in busy shopping streets are THE problem?