Q. Is the phone car legal to drive?
A. The phone car is fully registered in Massachusetts
and is drivable on all roads. However the nature of the
vehicle limits its uses.
Q. What is the phone car made of?
A. The phone car is fabricated from aluminum sheets welded
together and formed to give a molded plastic look.
Q. How can you see to drive?
A. The black face plate of the phone car is tempered safety
glass. The view is slightly obstructed by the buttons but
you can clearly see around them while driving.
Q. How long did it take to make the phone car?
A little over a year to construct the body of the phone car.
Then an additional six months to finish the wiring and lighting.
Q. How fast can the phone car go?
A. We’re not exactly sure. It should go as fast as a regular car.
We’ve had it up to a little over 40 mph. We now know it will go
faster. In Houston it was used as our transportation and it went at least 50mph!!
Q. Has the phone car ever been stopped by the police?
A. No! And we’re not sure why exactly. We speculate that no officer
of the law would want to explain to his H.Q. the “situation”.
Q. How long have you had the phone car?
A. The phone car was built around 1983 to be used as part of a trade
show exhibit. It was retired from trade shows and started being used