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Scooters (land vehicles)

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Use for foot-propelled vehicles with, usually, two wheels in tandem, a low footboard on which the rider stands set between the wheels, and a handlebar for steering, generally mounted on a vertical post; for similar, but larger and heavier, motorized vehicles, use "motor scooters."

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passenger vehicles

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scooter (land vehicle)


11yrs ago

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