CA Veh Code Section 21227


A motorized scooter shall comply with one of the following:


Operate in a manner so that the electric motor is disengaged or ceases to function when the brakes are applied.


Operate in a manner so that the motor is engaged through a switch or mechanism that, when released, will cause the electric motor to disengage or cease to function.


It is unlawful for a person to operate a motorized scooter that does not meet one of the requirements of subdivision (a).
Last Updated

Aug. 19, 2023

§ 21227’s source at ca​.gov