scooter laws by state
As gas prices continue to soar, many are considering to acquire a motor scooter to get around. Motorized scooters are inexpensive to own and maintain, and as in the case of electric scooters, there is no need of gas to operate them! Sources from the motorized scooter industry inform us that sales have been on a steady rise. As it has been in Europe for many decades, now in the United States it is fast becoming a trend to ride a motor powered scooter.
So high is the demand for gas and electric scooters that federal,state and most local authorities have regulated their use. Keep in mind that the purpose of every law is to help us be safe, to protect society and keep the order.
When buying a motorized scooter, we encourage you to be safe and legal. It will be worth the effort to get acquainted with all motor scooter laws in your State. Bellow are the links to the Department of Transportation (DOT) in each State of the U.S.A. I f you are not sure how to get the information you need, you may call them, or write "scooter laws" in the search box.
If you don't live in the United States of America, we still encourage you to check with the local authorities regarding the use of motorized scooters.