Vespa tours: rules for the self-drive mode

Posted on May 14, 2024 in Outdoors, Sport, Music...

Touring Rome on a Vespa is one of the most exciting and fun experiences you can have here! We usually suggest to have a driver: they are local and used to Roman traffic, they know the roads and how to handle “sanpietrini”, they have everyday experience on two wheels. And this option allows you to relax, take pictures, have a glass of wine or a beer during the tour. It is more expensive, of course, but it’s surely worth the cost.

If you are an experienced rider, we can rent a Vespa for you and you just follow your guide. But be aware of the following rules and responsibilities:

  • the driver must be in possession of a valid, un-endorsed motorcycle driving license acceptable to Italian authorities. All drivers must be not less then 21 years old.
  • a refundable deposit is required: the amount varies according to the value of the scooter and it will be authorised on a credit card
  •  the included insurance is just for third party (no CASCO). Damages and theft will be a responsibility of the hirer. The hirer shall use the scooter entirely at his/her own risk and agrees that the rental is not accountable for any loss, injury or death as a result of the hire of any of the scooters by any person.
  • scooters have to be used in compliance with any local traffic rules and regulations as may be applicable. The driver and passenger are obliged under Italian traffic regulations to always wear helmets whilst riding. The hirer will be responsible for paying all traffic violation fines during the period of hire.