How Do I Transport My Scooter Home From the Dealer?

by Suzie Bacon
(Sugar Land, TX)

I haven't bought a scooter yet, but in order to transport it home, I was wondering if it would be all right to lay it down on its side so that it will fit in the back of my Toyota Highlander for the trip home. What are your thoughts?

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Jul 11, 2009
by: Ron Goldwyn

One of the considerations when buying an object is how are you going to service it. I'm now in my 70's and realize that while I might still have the knowledge, my physical ability has greatly reduced. So I bought my scooter localy and paid a little more than by buying it on the internet, but since he sold it to me, he will also service it for me also. As for getting it home. I had a choice. A friend drove me to the dealer and I was about to drive it home wearing my new safety helmet, but it started to rain and the dealer put it in his van and delivered it instead.

Jun 18, 2009
Ride it home
by: Victor

Depending on the size scooter, you might want to just ride it home. My first scooter I had to drive 55 miles to get it home, it was no problem.

Jun 04, 2009
Lay down
by: Anonymous

Do not lay a scooter down for transport. Have the dealer deliver it. If you lay a scooter on its side all the fluids will leak out.

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