Segway driver becomes first prosecuted in Britain – Daily Telegraph

Posted July 13th, 2010 in news, road traffic offences by sally

“Phillip Coates, 51, was on his way to do some shopping when he was flagged down by a policeman and told he was breaking the law. He was later interviewed and charged with riding a motor vehicle on the pavement under the Highways Act 1835. Mr Coates pleaded not guilty at Barnsley Magistrates Court, paving the way for the first defended prosecution of a Segway rider in the UK.”

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Daily Telegraph, 13th July 2010