V C Section 21227 Motorized Scooters Operation Requirements

Motorized Scooters: Operation Requirements

21227.  (a) A motorized scooter shall comply with one of the following:

(1) Operate in a manner so that the electric motor is disengaged or ceases to function when the brakes are applied.

(2) Operate in a manner so that the motor is engaged through a switch or mechanism that, when released, will cause the electric motor to disengage or cease to function.

(b) It is unlawful for a person to operate a motorized scooter that does not meet one of the requirements of subdivision (a).

Added Sec. 5, Ch. 722, Stats. 1999. Effective January 1, 2000.