top of page

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

Mastering the Ride: Your Complete Guide to Electric Scooter Basics

Riding an electric scooter may seem intimidating at first, but with this comprehensive guide, you'll be gliding through the streets confidently in no time. First, safety is paramount: always wear a helmet, and check local regulations to understand where and how you can ride safely.

  1. Understanding Your Electric Scooter: Familiarize yourself with your scooter's features — know where the throttle, brakes, and balance points are.

  2. Getting Started: Begin on a flat, open area. With the scooter turned off, practice stepping on and off, maintaining balance, and using the brakes.

  3. Ready to Ride:

  • Turn on your scooter, typically with a push button.

  • With one foot on the base, push off gently with the other foot.

  • Once moving, place both feet on the scooter deck.

  • Start slow, using the throttle gently.

  • Practice turning by leaning slightly into the direction you want to go, rather than turning the handlebars sharply.

  1. Braking Safely: Electric scooters have electronic and/or disc brakes. Practice stopping smoothly by applying the brakes gently at first, increasing pressure as necessary.

  2. Mastering Different Terrains: Start on smooth pavement before attempting more challenging surfaces like grass or gravel.

Remember, practice makes perfect, and soon riding an electric scooter will become second nature. Enjoy the ride, and always respect pedestrians and other riders!

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