Little ones love the mobility that comes with sitting on a ride-on toy, and older kids love the freedom and the power that comes with riding a bicycle or motorized bike or scooter.
With the fun of a scooter comes responsibility, and it is up to the parents to make sure that safety guidelines are reviewed and followed every time the scooter is used.
Mickey Rourke, who gained Hollywood leading man status with his role in the racy film 9½ Weeks, was arrested on November 8, 2007 for suspicion of driving under the influence - while driving his scooter.
Those interested in the stylings of an Italian-made scooter without an Italian-made price tag will be interested in the Yamaha Vino, a bike that bears a striking resemblance to the Vespa line.
While it is suggested that you only buy an electric scooter from a reputable dealer, many consumers will often purchase a scooter from a discount or closeout establishment or a used scooter.