New law mandates helmets for e-bike riders

Source: SHINE E-bike riders in Shanghai will be required to wear safety helmets beginning on May 1 when the city’s new regulation on non-motor vehicles takes effect. The new law was passed in the city’s legislature today. Those caught riding without helmets face a warning or will be fined 20 (US$3) to 50 yuan. People … Read more

E-bike etiquette in Shanghai needs to change, foreign riders included

Source: SHINE Two adults riding an e-bike is against the law, but it doesn’t stop some from doing just that — including foreigners.   Shanghai’s government recently released the stats for accidents, injuries and deaths involving e-bike riders last year, and to put it bluntly it’s really peed me off. That’s why today I’m going … Read more