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see motorcyclemotorcycle,
motor vehicle whose design is based on the bicycle. The German inventor Gottlieb Daimler is generally credited with building the first practical motorcycle in 1885. The motorcycle did not become dependable and popular, however, until after 1900.
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Scooter

 

a single-place racing boat with an outboard internal-combustion engine. It has a triangular or rectangular shape in horizontal section and a flat bottom with a step, so that the hull planes when in motion. In calm water a scooter develops speeds of 80 km/hr or more.

scooter

1. a child's vehicle consisting of a low footboard on wheels, steered by handlebars. It is propelled by pushing one foot against the ground
3. (in the US and Canada) another term for ice yacht
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Six years since we started, Scoot is now widely acknowledged as a game changer in the industry.
Scoot will fly three times a week to Kuantan, on Monday, Wednesday and Friday, and tickets are priced as low as RM45 one way.
A NORTHUMBERLAND boy has scooted his way to success to become the UK's number one scooter rider.
Campbell Wilson, CEO of Scoot, says "'Scootitude' is the experience when you have when you fly with us across Asia Pacific.
In the U.S., the Twizy is certified a Low-Speed Vehicle (LSV), only able to drive on 35 mph posted streets or less--but in the case of the Scoot application, the vehicle has a top speed of 25 mph.
Katrina Shepherd, marketing manager at Scoot, said: "The company has grown quickly over the course of the last year.
"SCOOT uses a series of detectors buried in the road surface to measure the traffic flow and a central computer then uses this data to vary the signal timings in real time to improve the progression of traffic through the network and reduce congestion," said Maitha Bin Udai, CEO of RTA's Traffic and Roads Agency.
scoot "Although the competition runs for three weeks, it has a lasting eect on the way that the school community travel to school; last year 76% of schools who took part in the Big Pedal said that pupils continued to cycle and scoot to school following the event." To nd out more about taking part in the Big Pedal go to www.bigpedal.org.uk just Pedal
I hope that by encouraging our children to cycle and scoot to school over the next two weeks that we will see a reduction in congestion and pollution around the school gates, and help the children feel healthier, happier and more confident to continue to use two wheels to get to school."
A survey after last year's event found kids at three-quarters of the schools continued to cycle and scoot and almost a third said it reduced traffic congestion around the school.
iPads on a plane save two tons of fuel by shedding traditional TVs Scoot Pte is offering Apple iPads to budget long-haul travelers after ripping out aircraft entertainment systems weighing more than two tons to save fuel.