Transportation: E-scooters do not work well in the winter?

This is in Sacramento – that’s California – they do not have real winters and they have to pull scooters because of weather?

On the safety front, Lime notably temporarily pulled its scooters off Sacramento streets this winter for both safety and economic reasons. Lime officials said scooters are used considerably less in inclement and cold weather, and they are more risky to use.

….. The scooters will be back on the streets, Lime said, when the weather improves and ridership demand spikes.

Source: Electric scooter injuries skyrocket nationally, new study reports – oregonlive.com