Electric scooters provide a great deal of entertainment and excitement to every person in the family, be it small kids, adolescents and grown - up children .
Electric Scooters are started with the help of strong torque24V electric motors, creating an amazing speed which is between 10 mph and 15 mph with the motors connected back wheel through a sturdy chain. .
There is a twist-grip throttle on the handle bars which helps in acceleration and the break levers are attached to the drum or disk brakes to give the required stopping power. .
To ensure better strength and firmness, electric scooters are made with metal frames.
Wheels come either in urethane, rubber or with pneumatic tyres or a combination.
Better control and grip on the steering can be exercised with the help of Pneumatic tyres because of their stability.
It is better to choose scooters with Wider footplates and removable seat posts for height adjustment and also to put the ride at ease.
When used at a stretch, rechargeable batteries work for 40 minutes; this can be less or more depending on the terrain, weight of the rider and scooter.
Scooters having the option of quick recharge are a great help.
Scooters are a serious toy, hence extra though needs to be put in prior to purchase.
Only children above the age of 8 should be allowed to operate electric scooters.
Different models have different weight limits, which are mentioned in their guidelines, which should be referred to before purchase.
Adults also attempt to use electric scooters once in a while for leaving children to school or other tasks; hence it is better to ensure that a more flexible model is selected.
Riding a scooter in an open space such as a garden or park is much more thrilling than riding it in confined spaces.
Make a note of the type of wheels on the electric scooter; larger pneumatic tyres are better when on grass and smaller rubber or urethane wheels are ideal for use on hard surfaces.
Scooters with adjustable seats are ideal to ensure that children do not grow out their new scooters and adjustable handlebars are also highly recommended.
With higher speeds and a two wheel configuration, safety must be an absolute priority with electric scooters.
A rough injury during a mishap can occur due to riding at a high speed or on a hard surface.
To ensure that all the safety requirements are met use proper fitted helmets, knee and elbow pads.
Pay close attention to the size and weight limits stipulated for individual models of scooter, they are provided to ensure that the electric scooters are operated within their tolerances for load.
The batteries in the scooter is not meant for playing as it contains hazardous and corrosive chemicals.
An adult should be vigilant when the electric scooter is connected to the mains for charging.
It is forbidden by law to allow operation of electric scooters on public roads.