Well with so many people getting e bikes now looks like because as you read article. Amount of injuries and kids and worse lost life. Cities are seeing to many riding them fast , no helmets, not follows the rules to be safe. So read article and speak up what you think. I know when I ride my e bike I've got my helmet on gloves, mirror and make sure I'm seen by other and treat people with respectful. I'm just trying to enjoy and exercising. Already old and with back and knee problems just makes using a e bike to get around still .
A bill moving through the California legislature could tighten the rules on electric bikes and make it illegal for people under a certain age to ride them.