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The Scoots

Scoot, your smartphone-activated electric scooter

Performance

  • Top speed of 25 – 30 MPH
  • Range of 20-25 city miles
  • Charge time of ~6 hours from flat to full

Sustainability

  • $0.30 of electricity  to fill ‘er up from a normal wall outlet
  • So efficient, it uses half the power of your toaster to carry you all over town
  • Gets the equivalent of 600 MPG (after doing the math to convert the electrical energy to dirty gas equivalent)
  • Produces 2% of the CO2 per mile of a car (including the emissions from the power plants that make the electricity)

Regulations

  • No motorcycle license required in most states
  • In California, rentals longer than 48 hours require a moped or motorcycle license
  • Motorcycle helmet is required
  • No freeways, bridges, or roads with speed limits over 40 MPH
  • One rider (no passengers)
  • No riding in bike lanes

 Also, check out Super Scoot!

 

 How does the app work? Watch this: