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Disney Bans Segways for Safety Reasons

Disney theme parks--traditionally sensitive to the needs of people with disabilities--have banned the popular transportation machine.
February 11, 2004, 10am PST | C. Scott Smith
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The next time the 42-year-old computer programmer from Plano, Texas, goes, he wants to bring his Segway, which allows him to stand up as he scoots about on its platform and battery-operated two wheels.There's only one problem: Disney World doesn't allow visitors, even those with disabilities such as Exum, to use the self-balancing transportation machines. The policy has angered some Segway owners with disabilities and surprised others because the Disney parks have a reputation for accommodating people with disabilities.

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Published on Tuesday, February 10, 2004 in The Kansas City Star
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