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Hoverboard Fall Videos Go Viral

Hoverboard Fall Videos Go Viral


APPEARANCE LEARNING HOVERBOARDS OUR BEST LEFT TO THE YOUNG ONES. THE HOVERBOARD IS A POPULAR GIFT THIS HOLIDAY SEASON. DESPITE THE WARNINGS, THEY DO IT. YOU REALLY SHOULDN’T LAUGH. APPARENTLY, KIDS ARE NOT GETTING HURT BUT THE MOMS AND DADS ARE. VANESSA BORGE HAS THE STORY. THIS IS A PIECE OF CAKE! REPORTER: THE GIFT THAT KEEPS ON GIVING, ESPECIALLY FOR KIDS ENJOYING SEEING THEIR PARENTS POP ON THEIR HOVERBOARDS AND FIND THEMSELVES CRUISING FOR BRUISING. HELMETS AND KNEEPADS ARE NOWHERE IN SIGHT. WHEN PARENTS GO DOWN, IT DOES NOT AND WELL AND SOME FINALE — SOME FAMILIAR NAMES ARE PART OF IT. FLORIDA CONGRESSMAN, CARLOS CURBELO, SHARED A PHOTO OF HIS ARM IN A SLING TWEETING HOVERBOARDS ARE FOR KIDS. MY DAUGHTER GOT IT AND I ENDED UP IN THE E.R. A FORMER MIAMI MARLON TRIED TO ROLL WITH HIS KIDS BUT HAD A HARD TIME GETTING INTO THE SWING OF THINGS. THAT IS ONE REASON THE HASHTAG HOVERBOARD FAILS HAS TURNED VIRAL. MOST ARE FINDING THE THRILLS ARE NOT WORTH THE SPELLS. JUST BEFORE CHRISTMAS, THE PRODUCT SAFETY COMMISSION REPORTED THE NUMBER OF INJURIES ASSOCIATED WITH HOVERBOARDS AND FIRES DUE TO OVERHEATED BATTERIES HAVE SPIKED 25%. THAT IS EXPECTED TO RISE DRAMATICALLY IN THE POST HOLIDAY TALLY AND WORRIES SAFETY EXPERTS. YOU HAVE A PRODUCT THAT DOESN’T HAVE TO MEET ANY SAFETY REQUIREMENTS AND IS FINDING ITS WAY TO U.S. MARKETS. REPORTER: NATHAN SELLS THESE BOARDS AT HIS STORE AND BELIEVES THE PROBLEM IS OVERCONFIDENT ADULTS WHO DON’T REALIZE THE BOARDS ARE DESIGNED TO BE SELF BALANCING SCOOTERS.

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