"From January to May 2021, 112 accidents involving personal mobility devices (SIM) were registered in Russia," said the official representative of the Ministry, Irina Volk.

According to her, compared to the same period last year, the increase was almost 195%.

Most of these accidents were registered in Moscow and St. Petersburg (24 and 22, respectively).

In total, two people died in such accidents in five months, 119 were injured.

Earlier, the Investigative Committee called for accelerating work on the regulation of the use of electric scooters.