It’s one of the fundamental truths we lived with for decades: water and electricity don’t mix. But with electric scooters, the temptation to
throw caution to the wind and ride out in the rain is too great to ignore. So, this article will answer the question: “Can electric scooters be
used in the rain?”
As is usual with these questions, the definitive answer is . . . maybe.
Electric scooters have been around since 1996. But they’ve just recently seen a massive uptick in popularity and public interest, especially in larger American cities and on college campuses. This is in part thanks to the growing number of eScooter rental companies, like Bird, Lime and, more recently announced, Uber. With so many rental scooters hitting the market, more and more people are considering making a purchase of their own. And they’re asking one simple question: are electric scooters worth it?