E-scooter riding insurance is now available!
Purchase an E-scooter membership to be covered for personal accident and public liability insurance while riding your privately owned e-scooter. Our E-scooter membership does not include bike riding insurance.
If you would like to be covered for bike riding and e-scooter riding insurance, purchase an Individual or Concession (eligibility requirements apply) membership and select the e-scooter membership add-on.
The e-scooter add-on is currently unavailable to Household memberships.
No matter where you live in Australia, we have you covered.
Terms and conditions
Current Individual or Concession Members
To add e-scooter riding insurance to your existing membership log into the member portal.
- Annual members: select Upgrade Membership and select the e-scooter insurance add-on. Cover will commence immediately.
- Monthly members: select Renew Monthly Membership and select the e-scooter insurance add-on. Cover will commence at the beginning of your renewed membership period.
More on E-scooters
Buying an e-scooter
Buying an e-scooter can be exciting and daunting. To ensure you get the right e-scooter to suit your needs, we recommend heading to one of our trusted e-scooter retailers.
Similar to riding a bike, it’s important to be aware of all riders, walkers and drivers. Watch our Share the Path video to familiarise yourself with best practice behaviours on shared paths.
It’s important to know how to maintain your e-scooter battery, check out our blog for tips on how to look after your e-scooter here.
Rules and Regulations
Rules for the safe use of e-scooters and similar devices (or personalised mobility devices – PMDs) in Queensland include:
- Wear a helmet with the strap secured firmly
- Travel at no more than 12km/h on footpaths and no more than 25km/h on other infrastructure such as bike lanes, shared paths, and local roads with a speed limit of 50km/h or less.
- Not travel on prohibited roads
- Never double or carry a passenger
- Never use a phone handheld while riding
- Install and use a warning bell for e-scooters and e-devices with handlebars to better alert other path users of the rider’s approach
|Speeding less than 14km/hr above the speed limit||$143|
|Speeding 14-20km/h above the speed limit||$215|
|Speeding 20-30km/h above the speed limit||$359|
|Speeding more than 30km/h above the speed limit||$575|
|Illegal mobile phone use (holding in your hand)||$1078|
|Riding on a prohibited road||$172|
|Riding without a properly fitted helmet (strap done up)||$143|
For more information about the new rules and penalties, head to the Queensland Governments Street Smarts website here.