In the event of a crash, this scooter will let the driver’s family know

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Owners of bikes and scooters are the most at risk on the road, so it's no wonder we've previously seen innovations such as the Crash Sensor helmet, which lets contacts know when an accident has happened. Now the Spain-based Electric Mobility Company has introduced the Xkuty, an electric scooter which automatically alerts relatives in the event of a crash, thanks to features such as smartphone control. Technically a bike-scooter hybrid, the vehicle has a designated spot at the handlebars into which riders can place their iPhone. Using the smartphone's accelerometer, the Xkuty's companion app can detect crashes and then access…

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