Electric scooters are motor vehicles and drivers utilizing them must operate them in a safe manner, following the guidelines below.
Stay Safe on a Scooter
Wear a helmet
Observe all vehicular traffic regulations
Don't wear earbuds
Don't text while driving
Don't drink and drive
Scooter Operation Guidelines
Scooter riders must adhere to traffic control devices and rules of the road applicable to motor vehicles under North Carolina state laws as prescribed in the General Statutes of North Carolina Chapter 20, Motor Vehicles.
Scooters must be operated on the same side of the road as vehicular traffic.
Scooter operators must be at least 16 years old and have a valid driver’s license.
Scooters may only be operated in areas where bicycle traffic is allowed.