By Robert Wilonsky
Scary headlines trailed the rental scooters that zipped into Dallas this summer. One tumble over the trolley tracks in Uptown sent a woman to the hospital with two black eyes in July. Less than two months later, a man died after falling off a scooter in Old East Dallas.
Meanwhile, emergency-room doctors in major U.S. cities pointed to a spike in severe accidents following the arrival of motorized scooters.