E-scooter insurance is now available when added to select memberships.
New members can purchase an individual or advocacy membership and add-on e-scooter insurance.
No matter where you live in Australia, we have you covered.
Terms and conditions
Current members who hold an individual or advocacy membership can opt to add-on e-scooter insurance to their existing membership.
- Members with an annual membership can head to the member portal here, select upgrade, and add-on the e-scooter option.
- Monthly members can go to renew monthly membership and select add-on e-scooter insurance and cover will commence from the following month.
Members who are part of a household membership can upgrade their membership to an individual membership and add on e-scooter insurance.
More on E-scooters
Buying and 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. Check them out here.
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.
Rules and Regulations
New rules for the safe use of e-scooters and similar devices (or personalised mobility devices – PMDs) will apply from 1 November 2022. New rules 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.