Safety guidelines introduced with Spin Scooters as new mode of transportation

Published: Wednesday, September 11, 2019 @ 11:03 AM

Take heed: Spin is in Dayton. THOMAS GNAU/STAFF
Staff Writer
Take heed: Spin is in Dayton. THOMAS GNAU/STAFF(Staff Writer)

The Dayton RTA is doing a lot to emphasize safety as they partner with Spin Scooters.

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The new mode of transportation comes with a few rules to keep riders safe.

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In order to use a Spin Scooter, you must be at least 18 years old. Riders are not permitted to ride on the sidewalk, instead you must use a bike path.

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“I think that should be of the norm because you have people on there and you may lose a little control,” a local woman said to News Center 7.

“You need to do a little practice before you jump out there, you know you’ve got traffic and everything,” she said. “There’s no helmets or elbow pads.”