E-bikes are a popular mode of transportation that have been embraced by many urban residents. They offer an eco-friendly alternative to cars and can make commuting faster and easier. However, with their rise in popularity comes a growing concern—the potential danger of e-bike fires in apartments and condos.
According to a study by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, many drivers treat driver-assist technology as fully self-driving. In the study, the IIHS questioned 600 drivers who often use manufacturer's driving assistance tools. A majority of them were more likely to perform non-driving-related activities like eating or texting while using these features.