With the emergence of e-scooters that have filled the sidewalks. What was once known as a congested mess and is now viewed as a vital alternative transportation method. Fairfax County has recently launched an initiative to spread awareness of this new method of transportation at a low cost. The e-scooters are as simple as downloading LINK, BIRD, and scanning the QR code to activate the scooter and you’re all set.
Here are some best practices for riding a scooter
Make sure only one individual is on the scooter
Do not ride under the influence
It is preferable to wear a helmet
Must be 18 years old or older to ride
Here are recommended road safety guidelines to follow:
Follow local street and traffic laws
Pedestrians always have the right of way to cross
Ride in a bike lane when available to do so
For more information on scooter safety, please follow this helpful guide to get you acquainted with scooter safety! If you ever need to find some routes or any help with your e-scooter ride, please feel free to contact the Towers Crescent Commuting at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Towers Crescent Commuting