Are Electric Scooters Legal in Colorado?
In Colorado, electric scooters are defined as lightweight, motorized transportation devices, with handlebars, that obtain a maximum speed of 20 miles per hour. The are classified as "vehicles" under Colorado State law and afforded the same rights and duties as electric bicycle riders.
Riders must be at least 16 years old to operate electric scooters. Riders under the age of 18 are required to wear a helmet. Scooters are limited to 20 mph.
All remaining regulations regarding the safe operation of electric scooters and the presence of electric scooters on public property are governed by local authorities.