Safety concerns over Sinclair C5, 1985

An electric tricycle, capable of a top speed of 15 mph, has driven into a safety row on its first day on the road.

The Sinclair C5 - launched by the computer millionaire, Sir Clive Sinclair - is designed for short journeys around town and can be driven by anyone over the age of 14.

But the £399 vehicle, driven by a battery-powered motor, only 2ft 6in high and six feet long, has raised safety concerns.

This clip from BBC News was originally broadcast on 10 January 1985.

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