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New Miami Hurricane Hazard: Dockless Scooters as Projectiles

A person rides a scooter at Bayfront Park in Miami.
A person rides a scooter at Bayfront Park in Miami.Photographer: Daniel A. Varela/Miami Herald/TNS via Getty Images
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Florida is facing its first major storm in the age of dockless scooters. Miami -- home to a large proportion of them -- isn’t taking any chances.

The city has told all rental services to get their conveyances off the streets by Friday lest they fly perilously through the air when Dorian reaches land over the Labor Day weekend, according to Ken Russell, a municipal commissioner.