How to be Green at Work

electric scootersWe all know that a greener life means a lighter ecological footprint. However, that doesn’t mean we all practice it, especially when it comes to work. We may take shorter showers, recycle, and wear organic clothing at home, but we don’t stop to think how the place we spend eight to twelve hours a day at could benefit from a few green changes.

Whether you’re an employer or employee, whether your current place of business has already started the green process or is still denying it exists, here are a few practical ways to help transform your workplace into a healthier, more productive, and less consuming company.

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What to do if Your Electric Scooter Breaks Down

electric scooterWhile your electric scooter may get you from point A to point B safely the majority of the time, break downs can occur at any time- even to the most seasoned of drivers. While you may be surprised or even shocked when it happens, it’s important to remain calm and do everything possible to ensure the safety of yourself and other drivers. Here are a few tips that you should know if you happen to break down while driving.

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Safety Tips When Riding Your Escooter Around Cars

EscooterLet’s face it. You didn’t just purchase your new escooter to drive it around your backyard. You want it to help you get to the office, to the grocery store, or maybe even to church. After all, you purchased it because it was completely electric, and it would save you money on petrol for these every day trips.

Unfortunately, getting your electric scooter out and driving it on the road can be a bit complicated. If you don’t do it properly, you could risk your safety, as well as the safety of others. Let’s take a look at what you need to know before you begin driving around town.

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Why You Should Always Test Drive Electric Scooters

Electric scootersPurchasing new electric scooters can be quite tricky. Why? Because the person on the other end, the salesman at the dealership or the private seller, only have one thing in mind: selling the scooter no matter what. It’s up to you to discover the truth behind the electric scooter and figure out whether or not you actually want to purchase and whether it would be a good investment.

That’s why test driving is so important. A test drive allows you to determine a number of things:

  • Is there a mechanical problem with the e-scooters?
  • Are there certain special conditions that make the electric scooter unique?
  • Is riding an electric scooter something you can really see yourself doing for the next five to ten years?

Test driving allows you to answer each of these questions, so that your purchase is a wise one.

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How to Drive an Electric Scooter

e-scooterIt seems so simple, doesn’t it? The act of driving an electric scooter? May new owners think that because they are smaller than cars and motorcycles, they will simply be able to climb aboard their new escooter and drive off down the road with no problems whatsoever. The truth is, however, driving an e-scooter takes practice, determination, and a bit of knowledge. These electric vehicles are like any other vehicle; they can be dangerous if not use properly.

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Can You be Arrested for Drink Driving on a Scooter?

Electric scooterObeying the law is something most of us strive for. We want to live quiet lives, outside the watchful eyes of the police. Because of that, we attempt to obey the laws we know.

The problem comes when we’re faced with a law we didn’t know existed, like those involving electric scooters. Unless you really dig deep, it may not be immediately apparent to you that owning and operating an electric scooter means you must obey the laws set forth for any other motor vehicle, and that including drink driving.

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Is Going Green Worth it?

Electric scootersEvery day, we make decisions. These decisions not only impact our lives, but the lives of those around us and even the planet. It was because of this realization that the movement “going green” was created. People started to realize what they were doing to the environment every time they chose an SUV over electric scooters or plastic grocery bags instead of reusable ones. We discovered that we are putting the health of our planet at risk, and decided to make a change.

Because of that, many individuals these days are taking the green revolution to a whole new level. They aren’t simply taking a shorter shower and reusing their grocery bags; they are taking advantage of solar energy, driving e-scooters, buying organic food and clothing, and reducing their paper waste by doing their bills online.

The question is, though, is all this effort even really worth it?

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Troubleshooting Tips for Your Electric Scooter

electric scooterIf you’re not a professional mechanic (and the majority of us aren’t,) it can be a little intimidating and nerve wracking when we begin noticing problems with our electric scooters. In fact that’s probably why you’re here, reading this right now. You have a problem, and you want to solve it as quickly as possible- or at least find out whether a professional should be called in.

We hear you, and are happy to provide you with a short troubleshooting guide for the most common issues you may experience with your electric scooter. This guide doesn’t cover everything, but it may be able to help you figure out what is wrong with your two-wheeled vehicle.

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The Be.e: Taking Environmentally Friendly to the Next Level

e-scooterAt first glance, the e-scooter developed by Van.eko, a Dutch startup, looks like any other electric scooter you’ve ever seen. The Be.e has a 60 to 90 km range, can go from 0 to 50 kph in as little as seven seconds, and its battery can be charged using a 220 volt outlet (the standard outlet for most homes) in less than four hours- up to 2000 times.

The truth is, however, this e-scooter isn’t like other scooters. It’s different. What makes it so different? Let’s take a look.

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Top 6 Scooters for Urbanites

electric scootersPetrol powered and electric scooters come in all types of shapes and sizes. Some are made for the city, others for the open road, while others are best used off-road. If you live in a big city and want to use yours every day, do you know which one you should choose? Chances are, that decision isn’t an easy one. Luckily, we can make it a bit easier.

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