Scooter drivers will have to follow some new rules in Cape Girardeau after the city council passes an ordinance Monday. Effective next Friday those who drive a scooter under 50 cc’s must travel on designated roads only and required to wear a helmet, have insurance and not carry any passengers. The issue was first passed in its initial reading October 15th. It received final approval Monday night. Councilman John Voss tells KZIM-KSIM they made it so the whole city was accessible. A scooter operator must also be a licensed driver. Scooter safety has been a growing concern with the number of users in Cape Girardeau growing over the past couple of years. You can see the ordinance rules at CityofCapeGirardeau.org.
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