Over the past few days we have received some inquiries regarding operating low-power scooters on public roadways. Hopefully, the following information clears up any confusion:
Low-Power Scooter is a self-propelled vehicle designed primarily for use on the roadways with not more than three wheels in contact with the ground, no manual clutch, and either of the following:
-A cylinder capacity not exceeding fifty cubic centimeters (50cc), if powered by internal combustion; or
-A wattage not exceeding four thousand four hundred seventy-six (4,476), if powered by electricity.
A Low-Power Scooter does not include a toy vehicle, bicycle, electrical assisted bicycle, wheelchair, or any device designed to assist mobility impaired people who use pedestrian right-of-ways.
-Owner/Operator must possess a valid driver license or minor driver license (42-2-103(2)(a) C.R.S.).
-Low-Power Scooters may only be registered or renewed when the applicant has a complying motor vehicle insurance policy or a certificate of self-insurance in full force and effect as required by sections 10-4-619 and 10-4-624, C.R.S.
-Secure and verifiable identification is required to register.
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