top of page

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

Riding Electric Scooters in Wet Weather: A Comprehensive Guide

Understanding the Risks and Precautions for Electric Scooters in the Rain

As electric scooters surge in popularity, potential riders often ask, Can you use electric scooters in the rain? The short answer is yes, but with caution and understanding of the risks involved.

Firstly, it's crucial to check the manufacturer's guidelines regarding your electric scooter's water resistance. Electric scooters are generally rated with an IP (Ingress Protection) rating that indicates how well they are protected against elements such as dust and water. An electric scooter with at least an IP54 rating is considered to have basic protection against water splashes from all directions, making it more suitable for damp conditions.

However, riding in the rain is not just about water resistance; it's also about safety. Wet surfaces reduce traction, which increases the chances of slipping and accidents. Riders should take extra precautions, such as reducing speed, avoiding puddles, and using tires with good grip suited for wet conditions.

Furthermore, visibility is a concern during rainy weather. Wearing reflective clothing and ensuring your scooter has working lights can help other road users see you more clearly.

It's also vital to perform post-ride maintenance when using electric scooters in wet conditions. Wiping down the scooter to remove any excess water can prevent long-term damage and corrosion.

In conclusion, while using an electric scooter in the rain is possible, it requires riders to be informed about their scooter's water resistance capability and to take appropriate safety measures. Always prioritize safety and consult your scooter's manual or manufacturer's advice for the best practice.

Enjoy your ride, but remember to stay dry and safe!

Levy Electric Scooter Icons

Start a Fleet

Start a rental fleet with Levy
scooters

Levy Electric Scooter Icons

Blog

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

Careers

Interested in working at Levy?

Investors

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

Specs

Technical specs for all of our scooters

Batteries

The Levy swappable battery system

Spare Parts

Every spare part you need for your scooter

Compare

Choose the Levy scooter that suits you best

Tires

Learn more about electric scooter tires

Accessories

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

Subscriptions

Subscribe to a scooter for $70/month

Shop Locator

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

Contact

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