Staying Safe While Riding in Los Angeles County
The same rules for helmet and rider safety apply to all modes of personal transportation – including skateboards, roller skates, rollerblades, bicycles, and scooters.
Report Safety Issues – If you see something, say something. If you see debris in the bike lane, blocked lanes, or other safety hazards, let the County know by calling (800) 675-HELP. If there’s something wrong with your bike/scooter, stop riding and report the problem to the rental company.
Practice before you ride.
Don’t ride on the sidewalk and go with the flow.
Wear a helmet that fits properly EVERY time you ride.
Adjust the scooter for your body.
Make sure the scooter is in good condition.
Stay focused, sober, and alert.
Be visible, predictable, and ride in single file.
Obey all traffic laws, watch for pedestrians, and keep your eyes and ears open.
Don’t carry anyone else and park responsibly.
considerate and park the scooter where it won’t block the sidewalk, building entrances, or ADA ramps.