|A French invention from 1912 - motorized roller skates.|
Electric cars are nowadays favored by many politicians and environmentalists, but motorized roller skates have the advantage, that they do not need large spaces for parking. So maybe it is time for a revival of this wonderful French innovation? Paris - as well as other world capitals - would no doubt look much nicer without cars.
However, on slippery autumn and winter roads, these electric rollers might pose a problem for the riders. In that case there might be use for another French invention from 1912 - a hearse tram car:
|Another French invention from the early 20th century - A hearse tram. The news report from a 1912 weekly does not tell, whether the other half of the car was used by ordinary passengers.|