Call 911 to report hazardous biking, motorized scooter driving, rollerblading, or skating that involves injury or destruction of property.
In New York City, only people under age 12 may ride their bicycles on the sidewalk.
You may not ride motorized scooters and pocket bikes on New York City public streets or sidewalks or in parks. All bicycle drivers and in-line skaters under age 14 must wear a helmet under New York State law. Helmets must meet the standards of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) or the Snell Memorial Foundation. Although not required by law, skaters and skateboarders should always wear protective gear such as elbow and knee pads and wrist guards.
You can report hazardous biking, motorized scooter driving, rollerblading, or skating that occurs repeatedly in unwanted locations.
What Happens Next
Officers from your local police precinct will respond when they are not handling emergency situations.