You must have the category Q entitlement on your driving licence to use an e-scooter. A full or provisional UK licence for categories AM, A or B includes entitlement for category Q. If you have one of these licences, you can use an e-scooter. You will need to register your vehicle if it has not been registered before. You will need to show your full or provisional UK licence before you can use an e-scooter. You will also need to show a photo ID. You may also have to show proof of insurance. If you do not have this proof with you, you can ask for one to be provided. When using an e-scooter, you must E Scooter observe all traffic laws. This means that you should stay within your lane and follow the speed limit. You should wear high visibility clothing at all times. Your e-scooter must also have an approved flashing front light and rear light. You must have two working brake lights. If you are riding an e-scooter while holding a mobile phone, you must have an additional headset. If you are stopped for a police check, you must remain at the side of the road. It is important to remember that you can only ride an e-scooter on the pavement and not in the middle of the road.