Advice 1: What scooters do not need rights

Scooters are becoming more relevant, as there is no doubt that a scooter is the most mobile and cost-effective transport, which can be equally as useful in the city and beyond. Driving this type of transport requires almost no effort, while bringing great pleasure. However, it is worth considering whether the right to such a vehicle, and SDA also has not been canceled.
What scooters do not need rights

Fifty cubic centimeters. Do I need a license

When managing such a vehicle as a scooter, need neither law nor to register the scooter with the traffic police, just in case, if the speed that can develop this form of transport does not exceed 60 kilometers per hour, and the volume of the engine (working) will not be greater than 50 CC. This moped would not apply to the driven vehicle and can only be equated to the bike.

If the performance of the engine, namely, its volume and speed, will exceed the above parameters, the vehicle is no longer considered a moped and, therefore, possession of the scooter will have all of the ensuing consequences, that is:

- registration in traffic police;
- obtaining a permit;
- inspection, which will need to carry out regularly;
- payment of road tax etc.

That's it for this scooter will necessarily need a law, which, by the way, the buyer must notify the salon before making a purchase.

How important are traffic rules and caution when driving a scooter

A large number of owners of scooters believe that if the management of such a vehicle do not need to register, and to comply with traffic rules is not necessary, and you can just go "neat". However, this approach can't be correct in any way, as any member of the movement, whether pedestrian, motorist, cyclist or driver of a scooter must move strictly by the rules. Otherwise it can become a hindrance to other road users, which may lead to the emergency situation on the road. It is because of a possible increase in the number of accidents, today there are a huge number of those people who advocate mandatory to obtain rights to operate any vehicle, and scooter in particular.

This point of view is very understandable to those who already have a big enough driving experience and are familiar with Russian roads. It is for this reason to get right is half the battle, you need to master the technique of driving and to thoroughly examine the rules of the road.

In addition, it is important to remember safety when driving a scooter. The driver is responsible for their own decisions and their behavior on the road. Under the current legislation of the Russian Federation, to operate such vehicle as a scooter, a person at least 16 years old, otherwise the driver will be fined, which will be obliged to pay not the driver, and the one who allowed him to drive.

Advice 2 : How to sell scooter

Spring and summer is a better time to sell a scooter, because it is a seasonal vehicle and the demand in warm seasons it will be quite large. The speed of the sales, in turn, depends only on your diligence. A little time and you sell your scooter without the hassle and effort.
How to sell scooter
You will need
  • Computer with Internet access
Place the ads. The more people know about what you sell your scooter, the more you will have of potential buyers. Based on this, you need to place as many ads about selling your scooter in a variety of sources. Use electronic auctions and popular message boards. Don't forget to register on several popular forums of fans of scooters and post your ad there's a section of sale. In addition to electronic media, do not forget about traditional. Try placing your ad in several free periodicals - this will significantly increase the size of the audience and will give you potential buyers. Don't be lazy! From how responsibly you approach this step depends on the success of the event.
Hold a meeting with a potential buyer. Your ads began to receive phone calls? It's time to think about where will be conducted the inspection of your scooter. This is best done on neutral territory: some quiet residential courtyard is fine. Avoid show your scooter where you keep it, unless it is a guarded garage cooperative - among the possible buyers may well be criminals, the purpose of which is not fair buy and banal larceny.
Also we would recommend not to come to such a meeting alone, better call a friend - so all will be calmer. If the demand for your scooter is great, try to give potential buyers one day, during which and conduct all meetings. Do not assign them all at one time, because people may not like it.
You make the investment. When you have agreed with a potential buyer about the transaction, you will only document it, to avoid problems in the future. You can enter into a contract of sale in writing or contact the Commission store, where your transaction will help to make professionally. In the end the buyer will get a scooter, my copy of the contract of purchase and sale and documents of the vehicle, and you contract and money.
Avoid to sell the vehicle for power of attorney. This might cause future problems both for you and for the new owner.
Useful advice
If your scooter put on the account in traffic police, remove it from the register as soon as firmly decide to sell. So you will attract more buyers who will know that I will be able to pick up the scooter immediately after purchase.

Advice 3 : Do I need a license to drive a scooter

In Russia, the scooter is quite popular vehicle. And until recently, his driving does not require any special instruments in the form of rights.
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Upcoming changes

That all changed in November 2013. The deputies decided introduced a bill under which any person applying to manage the scooter needs to get right. Imposed an age limit at 16 years of age.

It is worth saying that this is a necessary measure, because on Russian roads can sometimes be a lot of accidents is the fault of the scooter. And of all the drivers of scooters in the event of an accident is almost always biased. Considered to have no rights – hence, traffic rules are not know. Drivers of a scooter in the near future will be required to have a license category "M" which they must produce on demand of a traffic police. To get the right scooter right now is to finish the courses. Tuition fee – 800 rubles. Most likely, when the bill will come into force, the cost of courses will increase. After completion of training, the driver of the scooter will have to pass a comprehensive exam in the traffic police on the knowledge of theory, layout and gestures of the traffic controller the traffic, etc.

However, today the bill is before the Duma, and it is unknown when wishing to ride the scooter will have to acquire the rights to it. Today finalized the regulatory framework for the rights of the category "M" scooter. According to the rules of the road, today's scooter is not a motor vehicle, as any changes on this issue in the SDA has not yet made. That is now allowed to operate a scooter without a license.

However, already determined the penalty for driving a scooter without a license – 800 rubles. Also soon expected to introduce penalties for driving the vehicle while intoxicated.

Than justified such measures

Can you relate to these measures, but the fact that most of the scooter do not know or deliberately ignore the rules of the road, is pointless to deny. In addition, many "craftsmen" managed to increase the engine power of a scooter, so that it becomes dangerous for all road users – drivers and pedestrians.

If the volume of motor scooters not exceeding 50 cubic cm, then the rights to such a machine to not have to.These are the current rules. In addition, to go on a scooter would be only wearing on his head a protective helmet.

If you already have rights to a motorcycle or moped, to obtain an additional scooter do not have.

Advice 4 : What documents give the right to drive a scooter

Scooters represent a vehicle with an engine capacity of up to fifty cubic centimetres. On the Russian internal classification they belong to mopeds, to control which it is necessary to get the right category "M".
What documents give the right to drive a scooter
The classification of vehicles and requirements for persons who run them, is given in the law "On road safety". However, the owners of scooters do not find their vehicle in a specified classification that raises numerous questions at the stage of purchase. The main problem is obtaining the right to control the scooter because of this transport to a particular type depends on the category of licence will have to obtain in the prescribed manner. To ride a scooter without a license is prohibited, because even these vehicles at the present time, there is a separate category, which are forced to take the drivers exam.

What category is specified in the driving permit for a scooter?

In accordance with the Russian classification of vehicles scooters are mopeds, since the working volume of the engine does not exceed fifty cubic centimeters. Therefore, to be eligible for driving water scooters should undergo training and get right with the category "M", which was specially introduced in the named Federal law to increase safety on the roads. Note that to obtain a driver's license with this category is open to any person under the age of sixteen and who have fulfilled other statutory requirements for obtaining the necessary knowledge and skills. In some countries, scooters are allowed to operate without any documents, but in Russia such actions are an administrative offence.

What kind of liability would follow for the management of the scooter without papers?

Since the presence of a driver's license category "M" is mandatory for any driver of the scooter in the vehicle when the absence of the appropriate law shall be punished administratively. Special administrative responsibility for the owners of mopeds is not provided, so they are punished on the same basis. So, for driving a scooter without proper documents will have to pay a fine, the amount of which will be from five to fifteen thousand rubles. A more severe punishment will follow if the right to control the vehicle the driver is missing because of his deprivation.
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