Electric scooters are not measly toys for kids or gadgets for geeks. They are also a great way to get around the city, save money, reduce one’s carbon footprint, and still have fun. Whether you are looking for a new way to commute, run errands, or explore your neighborhood, it is a fact that electric scooters can offer the rider many benefits and advantages, with the main purpose of making life and time easy to manage.
Here are some of them:
Why people choose electric scooters is simple. They are fast and convenient. Electric scooters can reach speeds of up to 20 kph, and this is faster than walking, biking, or taking public transportation in most cases. They can also whiz through traffic, avoid overcrowded parking, and easily access places that cars, taxis or buses cannot.
These personal mobility devices are also easy to use and maintain. Mearth’s premium electric scooters have simple controls, such as a throttle and a brake, cruise control and regenerative braking features. They also have long-lasting batteries. The hot swappable batteries can be recharged at home or at work, and they do not require gas, oil, or other maintenance costs.
Another reason why people choose electric scooters is that they are eco-friendly and economical. Electric scooters run on electricity, which means they do not emit any harmful gases or noise pollution. They also consume less energy than cars or motorcycles, which can help you save money on fuel and reduce your carbon footprint.
According to a study by the University of California, electric scooters can reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 50 percent as compared to cars, and about 69 percent, when compared to buses per passenger-mile traveled. In the said study it was also found that electric scooters can save users an estimated $1,000 per year in transportation costs.
A third reason why people choose electric scooters is that they are fun and stylish. Electric scooters can give the rider a sense of freedom, adventure, and excitement as he cruises through the streets while taking in and enjoying the view.
Electric scooters can also help the rider improve his/ her balance, coordination, and fitness levels as he/she rides them.
Electric scooters also come in various shapes, sizes, colors, and designs to suit the rider’s personal preferences and needs. Consider these factors before making your decision on what e-scooter to buy:
The price varies, depending on e-scooter’s features, quality, and brand. Mearth has to-tier, high-performing e-scooters that doesn’t cost an arm and a leg. What’s more, there is no compromise on performance, durability, or safety.
Why opt for an e-scooter? The purposes vary -- such as commuting, leisure, or adventure. Do you plan to use your rideable for daily commuting, the Mearth S is a lightweight, foldable, portable commuter e-scooter that has hot swappable batteries, a comfortable handlebar height, and a well-built frame. Do you intend to use the electric scooter for occasional leisure rides, or to go on different types of terrain, such as flat roads, hills, or off-road trails? You may want to consider Mearth GTS single motor on-and-off-terrain that has a powerful motor, a large battery capacity, a high hill grade capacity (the maximum slope angle)and can adapt to your local environment and weather conditions.
Remember the road rule and regulation – e-scooters can be fun and convenient to use, but if ridden irresponsibly, they can also be dangerous and can cause harm to the rider and passerby, if not careful. Get an electric scooter that has safety features, such as a reliable braking system, a bright headlight and taillight, a loud horn or bell, and a sturdy frame.
It’s the most important tip for electric scooter riding safety. A helmet can protect your head from serious injuries in case of a fall or a collision.
Never ride an electric scooter under the influence of alcohol or drugs. These can impair your judgment, reaction time, balance, and coordination, making you more prone to accidents and injuries.
You should always ride at a safe and comfortable speed when riding an electric scooter. Do not exceed the speed limit of your electric scooter or the road you are on. Slow down when approaching curves, intersections, bumps, or obstacles. Riding too fast can make you lose control of your electric scooter and increase the risk of crashes and injuries.
You should always signal your intention to turn or change lanes when riding an electric scooter. Look over your shoulder before turning to check for any traffic behind you. You should also lean slightly into the direction of your turn and use both brakes to slow down smoothly. Turning too sharply or abruptly can cause you to skid or tip over.
Check your brakes before riding an electric scooter and make sure they are responsive and effective. Most electric scooters have two types of brakes: a hand brake controls the rear wheel and an electronic brake that controls the front wheel. Use both brakes together to stop safely and avoid locking up your wheels.
Without a doubt, electric scooters are a great, refreshing way to cruise through life. Riding an eco-friendly, economical, and enjoyable mode of transportation – them rideables can make you get around faster, easier, and cheaper than other transport options. The bonus is they can also help you improve your health, happiness, and lifestyle. By following this practical guide, you can make the most out of your electric scooter experience, enjoying cruising through life, and savoring its beauty -- on an electric scooter.