Am I allowed to have a passenger on my scooter in Denmark?

by Anna
(Copenhagen, Denmark)

I have a 30 km/hr scooter and it has seats for 2. I don't find anywhere where it is written that I may have a passenger on the back. Can I?

Answer: Anna... I'm not familiar at all with the laws in Denmark, but in most countries, it is not uncommon to see people riding 2 up (or even 3 up or 4 up in Asia!). I'd imagine that if your scooter is made to seat a second person, you're probably OK. The extra weight may greatly slow your scoot down, however, so be prepared. It also takes longer to stop with the extra weight.

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Feb 22, 2019
moped passenger NEW
by: Sebastian

I was riding the 45 moped with my girlfriend 2 months ago and we got stopped by police. Beside me taking an alcohol test they did not mention anything about her being my passenger on a moped and they let us continue together without any problem .

Jan 07, 2012
2 people on a scooter in Denmark
by: Dario

Unfortunately no, it is not possible to ride a 30 Km/h or a 45 Km/h scooter with a passenger in Denmark, in dispute of the fact that the scooter is made for that and also in dispute of what can be done in ALL the rest of EU. (Yes, I am annoyed...)

A 30 Km/h scooter must run only on bike lanes, a 45 Km/h on streets, but both are categorized as "bicycle with engine assistance" by the old danish laws, even if EU laws are partially accepted.

To ride with a passenger, you have to step up to motorcycle category, like a 125 scooter.


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