Scooter travel is becoming an increasingly popular way to get around. Particularly for smaller journeys, scooters are an efficient option for travel. There are many reasons why a scooter is a great option. If you -
- Want some freedom but aren’t at the age to start driving a car.
- Get worried about how powerful motorbikes are and, you want to start with something less intimidating.?
- If you want a quick and nifty way to make short journeys.
- If you want to save money on running costs and fuel expenses.?
- So, let’s look in more detail at the best times to use a scooter.
To save money
The overall running costs of a scooter are relatively low in comparison to a car or a motorbike. The initial outlay and the running costs are lower than other automotive alternatives – making it a great option for the financially conscious. You can expect to pay anywhere from under £1000 for a second hand or basic model to £2500 for a high spec version. Compare this to at least £3000 for a motorbike or second-hand, reliable car and, it is an attractive option.
Tax, MOT, and?scooter insurance?costs are all lower too. You will typically find these costs amount to less than that of a car. So, it’s a no brainer.?
Easy to use
If you are a nervous driver or just want a quick and convenient way to get to work – a scooter is your best option. Dodge the traffic and get to work efficiently. They have a lightweight frame and have smaller wheels than motorbikes. So, if you’re weaving your way through endless traffic – you can manage it with ease.?
Get started at a young age?
Having a provisional driving license and being 16 or over makes you eligible to drive a moped. Once you have completed your?compulsory basic training?– you’re good to go! Your compulsory basic training certificate lasts two years and the course gives you all the information you need to drive a scooter safely.?
Small and compact?
The size of a scooter makes it easy to park. If you have limited parking space at home, you could park it in your shed or garage. Alternatively, when you’re out and about, find a?parking space?with ease. Your scooter will fit into small spots so you are sure to find a small spot perfect for your pride and joy.?