Old Orchard I - Privacy Statement

 

Motorized Skateboards and Scooters or "Go-Peds"

Due to the recent number of complaints and inquiries received by the Sheriff's Traffic Safety Office, we are posting the following information regarding motorized scooters or Go-Peds.  

THE RIDER MUST BE 16 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER
RIDER MUST BE WEARING A HELMET
MAY ONLY BE DRIVEN ON RIGHT SIDE OF ROADWAY
MAY ONLY BE DRIVEN ON RESIDENTIAL ROADWAYS WHERE THE SPEED LIMIT IS NO MORE THAN 25 MPH
SPEED LIMIT FOR THESE VEHICLES IS 15 MPH, AND THEY MAY NOT BE MODIFIED TO INCREASE THIS SPEED
THEY MAY NOT BE DRIVEN ON SIDEWALKS, PASEOS, AND PATHWAYS OR ON ANY OTHER STREET THAN LISTED ABOVE
IF A MOTORIZED SCOOTER IS DRIVEN AT NIGHT IT MUST HAVE AT LEAST A RED REFLECTOR TO THE REAR, AND A WHITE OR YELLOW SIDE REFLECTOR AS WELL AS A HEADLIGHT THAT IS VISIBLE FOR 300 FEET

DRIVER MAY NOT CARRY A PASSENGER

VIOLATORS OF THIS VEHICLE CODE SECTION ARE SUBJECT TO BEING STOPPED, WARNED AND/OR ISSUED A CITATION TO APPEAR IN TRAFFIC COURT.  

If you have any questions about these regulations, CLICK HERE to visit the Traffic division website or contact them directly at (661) 799-5109 for more information.