Montgomery County Offering Free e-Scooter Trainings and Safety Clinics in September and October

by Patrick Herron

Per Montgomery County:

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, September 8, 2021

Residents 18-and-older interested in lessons and safety clinics regarding e-scooters will have the opportunity to attend four free clinics in September and October sponsored by the Montgomery County Department of Transportation. Participants can take a test ride, learn safety tips and get details on basic scooter laws. Participants must have a valid driver’s license. No registration is required to attend a clinic.

The clinics generally will last about two hours and e-scooters will be available at each site. Those interested in e-scooters can stop in at any time during the two-hour clinics.

The schedule of clinics:

  • Saturday, Sept. 11. 10 a.m.-noon. Sligo Creek Parkway and Houston Avenue (parking lot across from the intersection).
  • Saturday, Sept. 18. Noon-2 p.m. Wheaton Ice Arena Parking Lot. 11717 Orebaugh Dr., Wheaton.
  • Saturday, Oct. 2. Noon-2 p.m. Wheaton Ice Arena Parking Lot. 11717 Orebaugh Dr., Wheaton.
  • Saturday, Oct. 16. Noon-2 p.m. Montgomery College. 850 Hungerford Dr., Rockville. (Parking Lot 13).

For more information about the e-scooter clinics, visit www.montgomerycountymd.gov/commute or call 240-777-8380.

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