Important Scooter Safety Reminders:

  • First-time riders are strongly encouraged to watch the How to Spin Safe video;
  • Riders should follow all safety prompts within the Spin app;
  • Helmets should always be worn when riding scooters;
  • Don’t wear headphones, earbuds, or use cellphones while riding;
  • Don't bob and weave through traffic;
  • Don’t ride scooters while under the influence of alcohol;
  • Announce your presence when riding near pedestrians;
  • Avoid slippery, wet surfaces;
  • When in parking lots, slow down and watch for cars;
  • Scooters will be removed from campus in the evenings and in advance of high-traffic events, including move-in weekend, home football games, and commencement; and
  • Scooter access will be determined by the Virginia Tech Police Department chief, assistant vice president, emergency management, and the vice president for Operations and is subject to change.

Free helmets: The Hokie Bike Hub located in the Perry Street Garage continues to offer free helmets. Visit the Hokie Bike Hub for your free helmet, Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Free helmets can be picked up at the Hokie Bike Hub on campus.
E-Scooter Safety Infographic

Got an e-scooter safety question where the answer isn't listed above? Email so the Alternative Transportation Department can help.