"Between 00:00 and 05:00 on Friday nights and Saturday nights, it is therefore not possible to rent any of the company's electric scooters that are located in Stockholm, Gothenburg, Malmö and Lund at present," Bolt writes in a press release.

At the same time, competitor Voi announces that it will reduce the maximum speed from 20 to 15 km / h on its electric scooters during Thursday – Sunday night between midnight and 05.

Incidents and injuries to those who use the vehicle type have been alerted from, among other things, healthcare.

- The majority are wounds, fractures in the arms and legs, injuries to the face and knocked out teeth.

There are also serious, very serious or even life-threatening conditions, said Ragnar Ang, chief physician at Sahlgrenska Hospital, to TT this week.

Earlier this year, a survey was presented among electric scooter cyclists who sought care at Sahlgrenska and Mölndal Hospital's emergency rooms.

Most of the injuries had occurred at night and preferably on weekends.

More than half of the respondents had drunk alcohol before the accident and only one in ten wore a helmet at the time of the accident.