With the popularity of electric scooters, more and more people use them to commute or play, whether adults, children or the elderly. Although it is not difficult to ride an electric scooter, it is necessary to pay attention to some basic riding rules. This article will introduce you in detail to how to ride an electric scooter safely and standardly.\n\nSafety Gear\nWhether you are a novice or a veteran who can ride at will, safety equipment is essential. When you encounter any emergency, wearing safety equipment can protect your body to the greatest extent.\n\nScooter helmet \nKnee pads\nElbow pads\n\nIn any case, remember to wear a helmet. After you have some riding experience, you can take off the knee pads and elbow pads.\nHow to Ride an Electric Scooter\n\n\nPlace the electric scooter on the open and flat ground.\nLift the bracket of the electric scooter and hold the handle with both hands.\nAccording to your habit, put one leg on the scooter first, and rub the other leg against the ground so that the scooter slides forward and keeps the balance.\nWhile sliding forward, press the throttle slowly and keep accelerating.\n\nAfter the scooter accelerates, the other leg on the electric scooter, and use this leg to keep balance.PS：Do not press the accelerator hard. It will make the scooter accelerate too fast and cause you to fall.\n\nRotate the handlebars to turn. This step is always simple. You need to keep your balance and tilt the handlebar in the direction you want.\nWhen braking, there are generally two braking modes, namely, electronic brake and brake lever. No matter which braking method is used, please remember to brake slowly to prevent the scooter from falling due to too fast braking.\n\nIt is easy to learn how to ride an electric scooter. After reading the above steps, I think you can quickly master how to ride an electric scooter.\n\nCommon Mistakes While Riding\n\nPress the throttle hard\nPress the brakes hard\nTurn the handle sharply to turn\n\nAll three mistakes will cause you to fall off the scooter.\n\nNot wearing helmet\n\nWearing a helmet can protect your head in case of any safety accident.\nAt Last\nWhether you buy an adult electric scooter or a kids electric scooter, please remember to wear safety equipment for riding.\nWhen you are not riding, please keep it safe or lock it to avoid theft.