Are Electric Scooters Legal in Knoxville?
Electric scooters must be ridden in the streets. They are not allowed on sidewalks or greenways.
The scooters can be ridden on downtown streets, but not on Market Square, sections of Cumberland Avenue, or the Henley Bridge.
Sixteen (16) years of age. You must have valid identification to rent a scooter.
Electric scooters can only travel at 15 mph. This speed can, and may, be reduced during special events
You can park a scooter adjacent to the rental bicycle holding area or park it where a bicycle could be safely parked. Please do not lay it across the sidewalk or road. Rather, park the scooter upright and out of the way of pedestrians and moving vehicles.
may be fined for leaving your scooter in a position that impedes pedestrian, bicycle, or motor vehicle traffic or other misuse. You may also be fined and ticketed for not complying with traffic rules and regulations.