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Lime suspends operations in South Korea due to “chaotic scooter environment”

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Lime suspends operations in South Korea due to “chaotic scooter environment”

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Shared micromobility operator Lime will temporarily shut down its operations in several South Korean cities at the end of the month.

In Seoul, illegally parked e-scooters get towed and charged a towing fee of 40,000 KRW (approximately $30.89).

The law also states that e-scooter riders must use bike paths and park in the designated parking lots.


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Author / Journalist: Kate Park

Category: Technology

Topics: South korea Asia Transportation Lime e-scooters Lime Transportation Micromobility E-scooter

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Published On: 2022-06-22, 13:00:04

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