On-call designated drivers, via scooter

Everyone knows it's not cool to drink and drive, but rounding up a designated driver can be a drag. Now it's becoming surprisingly hip to hand over your keys to a stranger on a scooter. On New Year's Eve, for instance, some 350 Coloradans caught a lift with NightRiders, a designated-driver service that safely deposits the inebriated--along with their cars--back home after a big night out. The company, like others popping up across the country, relies on collapsible scooters small enough to fit into a backseat or trunk to get its employees from one customer pickup to the next. CityScoot in...

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