The Best Electric Scooter for 2019

The electric scooter is more than just a toy, it has become quickly in a fast and friendly environmentally urban transport with great popularity among users of all ages. There are several models: the classic two-wheeled scooter with handlebars and the saddle scooter. Because of the huge quantity available on the market, it is important to consider a few aspects before buy the scooter that best suits your physiognomy and riding style. You must also know the legislation in force in your municipality to respect traffic regulations and avoid accidents or traffic fines.

Below we’ll show you a guide of how to choose the safest electric scooter.

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Safe and legal electric scooters

Before buy any scooter you should know the current regulations on public transport that regulate the use of new vehicles with personal mobility (VPM) within the new conditions of limit of the walker space used by everyone. The UK government's department of Transport has published Instruction on Personal Mobility Vehicles to establish the nature of this type of transport and the spaces allowed for its mobilization. This legislation states that these vehicles should not be regulated by the same rules as pedestrians or motor cars but by more specific rules.

The electric scooters drivers don’t need to have a driving license and the insurance is only an option in case the user decide to take it out. It can be used only on sidewalks, parks and lanes authorized by each municipality to ensure the safety of all citizens on public roads.

Essentials to keep in mind

If you are considering purchase one of these vehicles, you should check out some of the electric scooter specifications that best suit your driving style, as well as where to buy it and what the best alternatives are, for example:

Battery

Mostly the electric scooters found in Halfords or online stores like Amazon or Ebay. They have a power capacity of 4,4mAh and 6,6mAh. A Samsung electric battery consumes 6.6mAh to travel 25km, depending on the weight of the user, while a conventional 4.4mAh battery is limited to 15km. If you want to use the scooter on a daily basis, may have to consider a battery that can face long distances without continuously recharged. Please note that LG or Samsung batteries are the fastest to charge (up to 2 - 3 hours).

Weight  

There is a wide range of carbon fibre models weighing less than 22 pounds. On the other hand, iron and plastic ones, which are somewhat cheaper, weigh more than 26 pounds. Ideally, you should try it before buy it to make sure it fits your weight and driving ability.

Chassis and seat

Ask if the scooter has front suspension to cushion potholes and obstacles in the road.

Some models of electric scooters have a saddle seat for users of all ages. Generally these vehicles have a maximum power of up to 500 W. Usually they come in different models, colors and prices.

Maximum speed

The models of the producers Elektrik and E-Twow can travel up to 35 km per hour. We warn you don’t drive faster than 25 km/h to avoid overcharging the battery and to avoid risky situations for your safety and the others walkers.

Younger users prefer skateboarding for its greater speed, comfort and maneuverability. There are models that have a maximum speed of 22.5 km/h with a 500 W motor and a range of 12 km. Xiaomi producers has launched an electric skateboard designed with Canadian maple wood and aluminum that offers maximum strength for a weight of up to 100 kilos.   

Raycool electric scooters have a 1900 W brushless motor capable of traveling at 68 km. per hour. They are foldable, very fast, comfortable and versatile for you to move around on a daily basis.

The most popular scooters

The latest trend is the electric scooter with a power capacity of 1,800 W, very resistant and capable of reaching maximum speeds of 35 km. per hour. It weighs 45 kg, has LED front and back lights for better visibility, safety at night and on foggy days. Works with durable 48V 12Ah Gel batteries.

In recent years Xiaomi producers has gained popularity for its various models of electric scooters, its light weight, its versatility and its various price options. Among all of its advantages is the E-ABS brake disc system, which offers smooth braking over very short distances. One of the drawback often mentioned by users is that the back tire is frequently damaged, so it’s recommended to buy rubber-filled tires to prevent you from getting stuck in the middle of the street.

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Another of the safest scooters, especially for children and older people, are the models of the Segway producers, because it travels with a controlled speed. Its very popular with the tourists and security agents for surveillance. Its benefits includes automatic balancing without the need of support. It has a handlebar for greater comfort. These vehicles are not recommended for users who wish to travel at higher speeds.

New or Second-hand?

On Ebay or Amazon you will also find good prices and promotions for electric scooter models for children and adults, with or without handlebars and saddles, depends on what you need. There are models from all companies, with fun designs and incredible prices. This summer, young and old people can buy electric scooters for walking around the city or for everyday use to go to work in less time and with the greatest energy savings.

If you don't have the budget to buy a new electric scooter, Amazon offers second-hand models made from quality materials that offer the ability to travel comfortably in an environmentally friendly vehicle while allowing them to make a lower investment. Electric scooters and electric skateboards from all company are available at outlet stores or discontinued product stores. 

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