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What are the main differences between a scooter and a motorcycle?

These are the main differences between a scooter and motorcycle.

Most people depend on their car or SUV for their their daily commute to and from work. Others ride mass transit or walk. Some even ride their motorcycles. Can you make the switch to a smaller two-wheel way to get to work. Scooters and motorcycles are similar but have some important differences.

Yes, scooters, which are also called motor scooters, are smaller than motorcycles and both have two wheels, an engine or motor, and a seat to sit on while you ride.

Here are some of the main differences between a motorcycle and a scooter:

-The engines in scooters start at 50CC and currently go up to 850cc. While there is no set maximum for the size of the engine, the minimum is set at 50CC because of laws in many states. According to many state laws, a two-wheeled vehicle with an engine of 50cc and under does not require a motorcycle license or endorsement.

-Scooters have a step-through frame with an area to rest your feet. On a scooter, riders rest their feet on a small platform while on a motorcycle they it their feet on foot pegs.

– Other differences are that scooters have smaller wheels, less storage space, a different transmission, and more inclusive bodywork that traditional motorcycles do not have.

-The driving position of the rider is also different on a scooter. On a scooter, the rider sits atride the engine with the gas tank in front of them.

– Other differences are that scooters have smaller wheels, less storage space, a different transmission, and more inclusive bodywork that traditional motorcycles do not have.

-Another difference that a rider should be aware of is that on a scooter, the engine is usually part of the rear suspension while on a motorcycle, the engine is attached to the frame.

If you need anymore information on scooters, talk to the scooter experts at the Ehline Law Firm APLC. Ehline law attorneys specialize in scooter accidents. All initial consultations are free. We answer the phone and, in some cases, we can cover your medical expenses upfront.

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