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Electric Scooter- Riding High On The Eco-Quotients


Electric scooter is rising in popularity because of high gasoline prices. Battery technology is rapidly improving making this mode of transportation more practical. This has become the choice of the most, as the cost for electric power is less than one-third of gasoline power, Electric Scooter does not make noise at all, it is environmental friendly - Zero smoke or gas emission, one can ride indoors, no trips needed to petrol station, just plug in and recharge at home. Electric Scooter has lower maintenance costs and fewer maintenance activities. Operating energy costs for electric scooters are about one half of one percent of the cost of operating comparable fuel powered vehicles.

While electric scooters are often associated with elderly people, this is not the only group of people who use or would benefit from having one of these vehicles at their disposal. Everyone who has a problem walking long distances would benefit from it.

Not only Elders, kids also prefer electric scooters because it gives them the feel of skiing on land. Kids can use it even for local errands fun, quickly and easily, they find electric scooter dates even more romantic than motorcycle dates. In addition it saves money and protects environment. Short distance can be covered conveniently on this. For instance, an electric scooter is an ideal mode of transport for going to school, meeting friends in neighborhood, commuting to the groceries, vacationing to beaches and camping and much more. As the electric Scooter is smaller, light-weight, and requires little parking space, it is getting popular among people all the age group.

How fast do electric scooters go?
The speed of electric scooters can vary. Most electric scooters travel up to 10 miles per hour. Other electric scooters travel at speeds travel at speeds up to 20 mph. Based on your goals and riding preferences, you can select the scooter type.

What is the range of electric scooters?
The range that electric scooters can travel varies. The range depends on the type and size of the battery along with the scooter size, weight, and wheel condition. While some electric scooters only get about 6 miles on one battery charge, other scooters can get up to 15 miles on one battery.