The Segway – is it safe on the streets?

So far, one third of American states have decreed that Segway’s uber-scooter, which is about as wide as an average adult and can travel up to a maximum speed of 12.5mph, will be able to operate wherever a pedestrian can walk. Dazzled by glitzy product demonstrations and incredibly effective lobbying, the hired help occupying the various statehouses have helped to usher in a new era of urban chaos involving man and machine.

If I were a trial attorney, my mouth would be watering at what lies ahead. So says Charles Cooper on ZDNet. So, is Segway safe? It’s an interesting question. You will find the story here.

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