Ride safe with Bolt!
Bolt's Scooter Safety Report
Riding safe with Bolt
Scooter SchoolComplete our short lessons to learn about traffic rules and get safe riding suggestions.
Pre-ride trainingWhere are the brakes? The accelerator? The bell? All will be explained in your pre-ride training.
Beginner modeWe limit your scooter’s speed to 15 km/h, so that your first 5 rides are slow and steady.
Free helmetsFind out where you can get a Bolt helmet of your own.
General scooter safety rules
Wear a helmet
We advise bringing a helmet with you and wearing it while riding.
Check for traffic around you and start off slowly.
Don’t drink and ride
Never ride scooters while drunk or intoxicated.
Respect traffic rules
Follow all street signs while riding a scooter. Respect other commuters.
Don’t ride on pavements
Do not ride on pavements, use bike lanes when possible. Give way to pedestrians.
One person per scooter
Do not put yourself and your friends in unnecessary danger. Always ride alone!
Park your scooter near bike racks or in designated scooter drop zones.
Don’t block & clutter
Avoid blocking pavements, bus stops, and cluttering scooters on bike racks.
Line it up
Park your scooter next to other scooters. Always use the kickstand.