Staying Safe On An Electric ScooterJuly 9th 2019
Electric scooter safety is always our priority, after all, and it should be yours too...
Wear Electric Scooter Protective GearAn electric scooter helmet is always an absolute must, no matter where and when you are enjoying the ride. You don't need us to tell you the importance of protecting your head. However, some people still skip this step. Sometimes they don’t feel their journey is long enough, or that an accident is likely to happen.
Although it can be tempting to pay less and get a low-quality helmet it really isn’t worth the risk. We only stock the highest quality, most durable helmets that we trust. Our range of e-scooter helmets means you don't have to worry about compromising your style. We sell classic helmets as well as the more on trend bell shape.
We also sell helmets to suit all levels of requirements. Our entry level helmet is our Bell Crest Universal Helmet.
First, Read The ManualIs there anything more exciting than opening your new e-scooter for the first time? Although it's natural to want to take it out straight away there is an important step first...
First, take some time to read the manual. Reading the manual not only gives you peace of mind, but it also makes you feel confident on your first ride. You will know what to expect and the basics of how to work your new e-scooter. There will be less chance of any unexpected accidents, which could harm both you and your new electric scooter.
Know Your Electric Scooter
Before taking your new wheels for their first spin, check you know where and what each part it. Make sure you can locate the brakes, battery, motor and check that all bolts or screws are tight. This will give you a better understanding of your e-scooter and help your first journey run smoothly. Even if this isn't your first e-scooter, it is important to check. Not all electric scooters have the same set up so get comfortable first.
Electric Scooter MaintenanceAfter your first few rides, you should stay in the habit of giving your e-scooter checks. Regularly give your electric scooter check-ups to make sure it is in top working order. We recommend setting time aside every two weeks to make sure everything is in proper working order.
It is also important to keep your e-scooter clean. By maintaining the cleanliness of your e-scooter you can prevent any build up of dirt which could then result in an accident. This could happen with the wheels especially so take extra care with them. Head to our Electric Scooter Maintenance Guide for advice on how to look after your e-scooter properly.
Unfortunately, you can't always rely on others for your safety...
Electric scooters are enjoyable, fun and practical. By taking the necessary precautions and riding with safety as a priority you can really enhance your experience Find out more of our electric scooter safety tips here.
E-scooters are not to be used on public roads or pavements, only on private property with owner’s consent.