A SHOCKING video appears to show an elderly man knocking over e-scooters in Slough.

The footage taken by a resident and shared by Slough Official Instagram shows the incident on Farnham Road, Slough.

It appears to show the man walking along before knocking over two electric scooters which are parked up.

The e-scooter rental scheme by Slough Borough Council in partnership with Neuron, has seen more than 250 brightly coloured orange e-scooters across Slough in over 60 parking areas.

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Since the trial began, their usage prompted fears as reports claim some users have been using them ‘dangerously’ such as causing damage to motorists’ vehicles or people abandoning the scooters on pavements or in front of people’s driveways.

Perhaps the pedestrian in the video above also has a dislike towards e-scooters after he was seen pushing them over with his walking stick.

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Are e-scooters legal?

Just like other European cities, the Department for Transport has launched a year-long e-scooter rental scheme across the UK to encourage greener travel.

It is illegal to use a privately-owned e-scooter on public roads, pavements, and cycle lanes.

Riders must be at least 18 years and own a valid provisional or full drivers’ license where their license details must be inputted into the Neuron app before the e-scooter is unlocked.

What is your opinion of e-scooters?