A few tips for using skates, skateboards and non-motorized scooters safely.
When using skateboards, skates (roller skates, inline skates) or non-motorized scooters, you should protect your head, forearms, wrists and elbows by wearing wrist guards, elbow pads, knee pads and a properly adjusted helmet.
Bright or light-coloured clothing—or better yet, reflective clothing—will help ensure that other road users can easily see you.
Obstacles can appear at any moment. Keep an eye out in order to spot potential hazards, such as:
Only use skates and skateboards and low-speed motorized foot scooters where you are allowed to do so, and respect people around you. Courtesy is always appreciated.
Last update: September 5, 2018