With gas prices soaring, more and more people are using alternative modes of transportation to get to work and run daily errands. One of these modes of transportation is the motor scooter. While the scooters are easy to jump on and operate do not let their ease of use lull you in a false sense of security. Safe operation of a scooter is no different from the safe operation of a motorcycle. This is why scooter manufacturers including Vespa a Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF) RiderCourse to improve knowledge and enjoyment of riding. In most states, the MSF RiderCourse qualifies graduates for lower insurance premiums. To sign up for a Motorcycle Safety Foundation RiderCourse or to request information, please call 1-800-446-9227 or visit their website at www.msf-usa.org.