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India Sees More Women on Scooters for Personal Safety

Here in America, talk of riding a motorcycle or scooter is almost always wrapped up in some discussion of safety. Riding is pretty universally thought of as a dangerous activity here in The States. We think that perception is disproportionate to the relative danger of just life in general, but that’s a different topic. Imagine, however, if riding a scooter was actually a step up in terms of personal safety. That’s what women in India are deciding to do in ever growing numbers. What’s this other danger? It’s pretty sinister.

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This Week in Scooters

This Week in Scooters: Feb 2-8, 2014

With snow falling on us here in Chicago as I type this, it’s felt like a very indoor week here at ScooterFile. Yet for all the cold weather blah, this week saw some of the most fun content we’ve ever shared.

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Fascinating Patterns in Two-wheel Safety Statistics

Safety statistics, for example, can tell us a lot about what risks are most apparent for a given activity. Obviously here at ScooterFile we’re most interested in two-wheel safety statistics because they give us key information and make good basic safety decisions like staying sober and wearing a helmet. Yet what else is there to be gleaned out of the numbers?

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