Skip to comments.Recall: Segways 'randomly reverse'
Posted on 09/14/2006 10:06:01 PM PDT by fishhound
Segway is recalling all 23,500 of the self-balancing scooters it has shipped because of a software glitch that can make its wheels unexpectedly reverse direction, throwing off the rider -- and in at least one incident, break some teeth.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission on Thursday said consumers should stop using the vehicles immediately. Segway is cooperating on the voluntary recall.
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The guy who pitch the idea to his boss at the tour company:
"Boss, People love these things we'll make money....it'll be a slam dunk."
"Segways Randomly Reverse"
Segway = new pet name for John Kerry? Let's ask Ther-aaa-sa.
the official(and environmentally friendly) vehicle of the democratic party
John Travolta decides IT "beats dealing with the airline companies".
I voted for the war before i voted against it
Segway Human Individual Transport
"...break some teeth...."
The Segway was trumpted as an invention that would revolutionize the world. Now we see that it's nothing more than another tool for dentists.
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