Scooter safety

Scooter safety

On a scooter, if your child crashes, they will fall hard. Make sure they wear a helmet, wrist guards, knee and elbow pads.

How to make riding kick-scooters, skates and skate boards safer

There are a few simple steps you can take to make scooter riding as safe as possible.

On a scooter, if your child crashes, they will fall hard. Make sure they wear:

  • a helmet
  • wrist guards
  • knee and elbow pads

See the NZ Transport Agency website for the following information:

Hike it, bike it, scoot it, skate it (NZ Transport Agency)

Information in other languages

The pamphlet above is available in Māori, Cook Island Māori, Samoan and Tongan.

This page last reviewed 23 July 2016.
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