Dear PoPville – Should I Register my Scooter?

registering_scooter_dc
Photo by PoPville flickr user julianne’s

“Dear PoPville,

I’m wondering whether I should register my scooter? I just purchased a used 50cc Vespa from Maryland, where it had been registered (but never got plates). As I understand it, DC’s new scooter law does technically require that 50cc scooters be registered and get a safety inspection. Looking around, though, it doesn’t seem that most scooters are registered (they don’t have plates, anyway). Any thoughts?”

Recent Stories

2649 Connecticut Ave, NW Sources say yes! To the former Starbucks location, which closed in September 2020 and was previously home to Cafe Paradiso. I’m hearing that a Dim Sum…

Thanks to M for sending from the 200 block of 17th Street, SE. It had been 28 days since our last stolen wheels report.

5463 Wisconsin Ave towards Western Ave Thanks to Scott for sending: “Signage, carts, and coming soon bananas are up at the Amazon Fresh location in Friendship Heights / Chevy Chase.”

Thanks to C. for sending word about federal workers and vaccines. The Washington Post reported: “President Biden will announce Thursday that all federal employees will be required to be vaccinated…

×

Subscribe to our mailing list