Frequently asked questions

Do I need a driver’s license to operate a Scouter?
No, a driver’s license is not required to operate a Scouter.
How old do I have to be to drive a Scouter?
There is no age requirement to drive a Scouter. However, we recommend a minimum age of 12 years.
Do I need an insurance?
Scouter falls under the vehicle category L1e-A, hence a motor vehicle insurance must be obtained.
Where can I drive a Scouter?
You are allowed to drive a Scouter on walkways. The following rule of thumb usually applies: you can drive it anywhere where you would ride a bike.
Is Scouter type-approved?
The type-approval process for Scouter is pending.
How long does the battery last?
The operating range of a Scouter is 25-35 kilometers, depending on the terrain.
Does a Scouter run without a battery?
Pedaling affects the way the Scouter runs, so you may drive away by pedaling. However, the pedaling was designed to recharge the battery.
How long does it take to charge the battery?
It takes about an hour to fully charge the battery.