More and more children are riding their scooters to school. As well as having fun on a scooter, with training kids can learn important and useful skills;
Many of these skills are essential for all kinds of travel, whether it’s scooting, walking, cycling, skateboarding, or – in years to come – driving. Helping kids to become street smart gives parents more confidence to let their kids travel independently. And the more kids who scoot, walk, or cycle to school, the less traffic congestion at school gates and on our roads, which is good for other road users and the environment.
The Scooter Safety Programme is supported by MICRO Scooters NZ and is available in Lower Hutt, Wairarapa and Wellington City.
Instructors cover safety awareness and the skills to scoot safely.
Skills for safer scooting
The instructors may bring Micro helmets and Micro scooters for the students to use for the sessions.
We need a court sized area. Either an outdoor area or indoor hall are ideal. In case of rain it is preferable to have an in-door back-up if an outdoor area is planned. Alternately a “rain date” can be arranged.
The sessions are run during class time. A 45-60 min block is ideal but we are happy to work within your usual timetable.
Please contact your local council to book. In order to organise instructors for your groups we will need to know: