Similar to bike share and car share programs, electric scooter companies tout them as an innovative and environmentally friendly form of transportation which gets commuters out of their cars. Scooter companies proclaim them a solution to the “first mile, last mile” problem, i.e., a way to get commuters to and from mass transit stations and work places.
The common sense tips are the easiest to follow:
1. Buy a bargain bike helmet at the very least.
2. Don't use your phone.
3. Buy a cheap flashlight.