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Child on scooter.This presentation can help young people, their families and teachers learn how to travel safe by scooter.

The presentation was developed in partnership with the Greater Wellington Regional Council.

Scooter users must take extra care to check for vehicles coming in or out of driveways, just as they would when walking. They must also follow their usual kerb drill when crossing a road. Find out more in the presentation.

Safe scooting hints and tips PDF [PDF, 2.3 MB]

Safe scooting hints and tips PowerPoint slideshow [PPT, 3.6 MB]

This collection of articles has ideas and practical examples of how schools support safe scooter use. Includes stories of student learning and links to school policies and practices.

Scooter tips and practical examples [PDF, 2.5 MB]

Rules for scooters

Push scooters are classified as wheeled recreational vehicles. They are legally allowed on footpaths, as long as the rider shows consideration for other users, including pedestrians.

More about the road user rules for scooters(external link)

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