Posted by: Teacher Peter | September 20, 2011

How to Drive a Scooter in Taiwan

Well, first you need to get your license:

http://www.tealit.com/article_categories.php?section=transportation&article=drivers_license

Here’s another opinion:

http://www.ah-taiwan.com/pages/info.php/getting-a-scooter-license

Here are the locations for all of Taiwan:

http://www.tealit.com/idl_dl/office_locations/office_locations.htm

And here’s our local Taichung office:

77 Beitun Road., North district

http://tct.tmv.gov.tw/eng.htm

 

Then after you get your license, forget everything you learned, and start paying attention to how local Taiwanese actually drive their scooters: CRAZY.

People will run red lights, in both directions. Also, a scooter can come at you from any direction at any time–even from above. So beware, be aware, and be careful.

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