Is My Electric Scooter Legal?

You might be surprised that your electric scooter most likely has the same laws and rules as your typical bicycle. Electric scooters have recently become popular because they are low-carbon, cheap, and efficient means of transportation for commuters and joy seekers worldwide. But it has also created some issues including sidewalk congestion, traffic obstruction, and accidents. This has caused a need for States to implement laws and guidelines to enforce safety and responsible for scooter riders and the general public. However, we have already seen instances of law enforcement inappropriately citing people for riding their electric scooter on sidewalks here in Arizona.