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Lyft schools commuters with Scootiquette

A close-up of the top of a Lyft electric scooter.
Photo: Ronen Tivony/NurPhoto via Getty Images

Lyft gave clinics in "Scootiquette" — scooter etiquette — at the South by Southwest festival in Austin this week.

Details: "You're not really an asshole," the booklet says. "The madness of scootopia? It's not your fault."

"They were kinda sprung on you, and now they've mutated into one part transportation, one part social experiment, one part people yelling things out their car windows," the booklet continues.

A pamphlet that depicts various incorrect and correct ways to ride a Lyft scooter, with the correct ways spelling YES on top of the riders.
Photo: Courtesy Lyft

A few key pointers: Stop for crosswalks and puppies. Don't park in trees.

Go deeper: How Los Angeles wants to manage bikes and scooters with data