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Laura Wallrath rides her Honda Metropolitan scooter along Behrends Avenue on her way to her job at the Department of Health & Social Services. Wallrath said she bought the scooter in 2007 when gasoline reached $5 per gallon. Its top speed is only 40 miles per hour so she can't ride it on the highway. "It's very economical," said Hallrath. "I highly recommend them."

Laura Wallrath rides her Honda Metropolitan scooter along Behrends Avenue on her way to her job at the Department of Health & Social Services. Wallrath said she bought the scooter in 2007 when gasoline reached $5 per gallon. Its top speed is only 40 miles per hour so she can’t ride it on the highway. “It’s very economical,” said Hallrath. “I highly recommend them.”

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