Scooting off: Is this the answer for short journeys?

Electric scooter companies have seen bursting order books in the last couple of years. Enthusiasts believe scooters and other micro-vehicles are the best option for the beginning and end of journeys, especially in congested cities.

But many city authorities are worried about whether they’re safe on busy traffic-filled streets – and regulations have yet to catch up with the technology.

This is part of the BBC’s Disruptors series. You can read the full article here.

Camera: Cody Godwin; Laurene Casseville; Producer: Dave King