For E-Scooter and Bicycle Users

The Los Angeles County On-Demand Personal Mobility Devices Pilot Program is based on a collaborative set of regulations for the safe commercial operation of devices such as e-scooters, electric bicycles, and bicycles in public right-of-way in unincorporated Los Angeles County. The specifications include details regarding rules of use, parking, and public safety.

Basic Operation Rules for Riders

  • It is highly encouraged to wear a helmet.
  • You must be a minimum of 18 years old with a valid Driver’s License to operate an e-scooter participating in the Pilot Program
  • Devices are to be ridden on streets, and where available, in bicycle lanes and bicycle paths
  • Riding on streets with a speed limit greater than 25 miles per hour is prohibited, unless you are in a bicycle lane
  • Riding on the sidewalk is strictly prohibited
  • E-scooters cannot exceed 15 miles per hour
  • Users may not carry additional passengers
  • Users shall ride responsibly
  • Users shall yield to pedestrians
  • Devices must be parked in the permitted areas only
  • When riding on-street, follow the rules of the road and all motor vehicle laws
  • Devices are not to be used for racing, “stunts”, or jumps

For safety tips on how to ride your device, visit our: safety tips page.
For rules about parking your device, visit our: e-scooter and Bicycle Parking Guide.

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