Laws Struggle to Keep Up as Hoverboards’ Popularity Soars – The New York Times

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By LAURA M. HOLSONNOV. 25, 2015

Self-balancing motorized boards have many names: hoverboards, Swagways, self-balancing scooters and, among the Star Trek crowd, personal transporters. But whatever they are called, they now have parents, lawmakers and others struggling to figure out how safe they are and how to regulate them because in most places the rules have not caught up with the new technology.

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BY JEN CARLSON IN ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT ON NOV 19, 2015 4:38 PM

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See also:  A Civil Liberties Lawyer Explains Why “Hoverboards” Are Illegal In NYC: Gothamist

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