Motorized skateboard use is covered by city laws. In general, city laws require motorized skateboard riders to be at least 14 years old, follow traffic signs and rules and wear a helmet while riding it. See a sample of motorized skateboard laws in the laws section of this website. To be sure, check with your local police department to find out about laws concerning motorized skateboards in your community.
On 04/13/04 Joe Evangilista from CO said:
I live in Santee, California and I talked to a cop while I was on my Goped® and he said how old are you and I said 15 and he said just keep wearing a helmat.
On 04/13/04 Joe Evangilista from CA said:
All I do in my town is ride the back roads. If a cop asks you your age and your to young just say I got pulled over before and he said just ride safe and with a helmat.
On 04/08/04 nathan from AZ said:
yes u can
On 03/21/04 (Confidential) from NJ said:
Yo, i soo agree. NJ law is full o rubbish. I h8 it how they let u buy it, buh u cant ride it newher cept ur lawn, n i kno my dad'll neva let me ride it on da lawn. Either the state make sum place wher Goped®ders can go chill n hav fun w/ der miracle machines, or dey should make it legal cause, bcuz barely any people are found in cars durin daylight hours on a neighborhood street... jeez.
On 03/21/04 dillon from CA said:
i think you should only have to be 12 and up as long as your wearing a helmet and your not doing stupid things on it to hurt yourself or others
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