top of page

Use code SCNEWCUST15 for 15% off ALL scooters through month-end.  Redeem here

Mastering the Ride: A Beginner's Guide to Electric Scooters

Embarking on the journey of riding an electric scooter Embarking on the journey of riding an electric scooter can be both thrilling and efficient for navigating through the urban environment. Often favored for their convenience and eco-friendly attributes, mastering your electric scooter is key to ensuring a safe and enjoyable experience.

Step 1: Get to Know Your Electric Scooter

Before taking off, familiarize yourself with the scooter's features including the throttle, brakes, and balance point. Make sure the battery is fully charged.

Step 2: Safety First

Always wear a helmet, and consider additional protective gear such as knee pads and elbow pads. Check local traffic laws to ride legally and safely.

Step 3: Starting Your Ride

Begin by standing the scooter upright and stepping onto the deck with one foot, keeping it near the kickstand. With a gentle push-off from the ground using your other foot, press the throttle gradually to start moving.

Step 4: Balancing and Steering

Place both feet on the deck for stability. Steer with handlebars, just like a bicycle, and lean slightly into turns while maintaining your balance.

Step 5: Stopping Safely

To stop, release the throttle and gently apply the brakes. Step off only after you have come to a complete halt.

Practice Makes Perfect

The more you ride, the more comfortable you'll become. Always be mindful of your surroundings, and never ride under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

Maintenance Matters

Regular scooter maintenance Maintenance Matters Regular scooter maintenance will ensure longevity and reliability. Check tire pressure, brake function, and battery life before each outing.

By following these steps, you'll be gliding through the streets on your electric scooter with confidence and ease. Remember, practice is essential, and respecting the rules of the road will keep you and others safe while you enjoy the ride.

Levy Electric Scooter Icons

Start a Fleet

Start a rental fleet with Levy

Levy Electric Scooter Icons


Wholesale Levy scooters at your online store or shop

Levy Electric Scooter Icons

Retail Partners

Wholesale Levy scooters at your 
online store or shop

Levy Electric Scooter Icons

Tag us

Follow and tag us on social!

Brand Ambassador

Earn money for referring friends and growing the network

Service Guides

DIY repair tools, videos, and more


Interested in working at Levy?


Invest in the Levy Network

Levy Locations

Find our rental, repair, and store locations

The Levy App

Download the Levy app to find scooters closest to you


Technical specs for all of our scooters


The Levy swappable battery system

Spare Parts

Every spare part you need for your scooter


Choose the Levy scooter that suits you best


Learn more about electric scooter tires


Bags, phone holders, helmets and more

Levy Electric Scooter Icon

The everyday electric scooter, perfect for the daily commute.

Levy Electric Scooter Fleets Icon

Start a rental fleet with Levy scooters and software

Levy Plus Electric Scooter Icon

Our high-end, long range cruiser with double the range of the Levy.

Support Center

FAQs, how-to videos, and quick start guides

Shipping App

Discounted shipping labels for moving your scooter (or any package).

Range Calculator

Estimate real-world range for any scooter

Electric Scooter Laws

Electric scooter laws by state & city


Subscribe to a scooter for $70/month

Shop Locator

Find a location to test ride or bring your Levy in to get repaired


Get in touch with our team

Quick-start guide

Get started with your Levy

Returns & Warranty

Every spare part you need for your scooter

Shipping Policy

Shipping Policy US and International

bottom of page