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Virginia Tech rolls out electric scooters for pilot research

VTTI's pilot study with Spin will analyze scooter safety and mobility on Virginia Tech’s campus. Riders should review the safety guidelines at

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Electric scooters roll onto Virginia Tech campus for pilot study

Starting on September 1, 300 e-scooters will be available at university ride-share stations for check-out using the Spin app for short commutes across campus.

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National study finds comprehensive approach needed to improve commercial motor carrier safety performance

Trucking companies that prioritize safety through their management practices and use of advanced technologies can greatly improve their performance outcomes, according to a new study from the National Surface Transportation Safety Center for Excellence (NSTSCE).


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