The electric self-balancing scooter commonly called a “hoverboard” has a battery that can catch fire while recharging. Since December 2015, several universities have banned or limited hoverboards on their campuses. Beyond the risk of falls and collisions, colleges are citing warnings from federal authorities that some of the self-balancing gadgets have caught on fire.
The electric self-balancing scooter commonly called a “hoverboard” has a battery that can catch fire while recharging. Since December 2015, several universities have banned or limited hoverboards on their campuses. Beyond the risk of falls and collisions, colleges are citing warnings from federal authorities that some of the self-balancing gadgets have caught on fire. Elaine Thompson AP
The electric self-balancing scooter commonly called a “hoverboard” has a battery that can catch fire while recharging. Since December 2015, several universities have banned or limited hoverboards on their campuses. Beyond the risk of falls and collisions, colleges are citing warnings from federal authorities that some of the self-balancing gadgets have caught on fire. Elaine Thompson AP

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