More than 15,000 unsafe hoverboards – otherwise known as self-balancing scooters have been seized at ports and airports around the UK. This piece of news is from BBC. Since hoverboards are popular with celebrities, plenty of people just blindly follow the trend. Having a hoverboard is fashionable without concerning about its safety, which is one reason to cause some tragedy events. Of course, the main responsibility should be taken by the manufacturers of scooters.
Trading Standards officers said the boards were in danger of overheating, exploding or catching fire. The London Fire Brigade said at least three house fires were caused by such devices over 10 days in October. It doesn’t mean we should ride scooters, but choose the right one, conforming all Quality Standards and Trading Standards. Airwheel electric scooter is one of the legal scooters conforming to all certification standards.
Airwheel self-balancing scooters have got through the tests of GTS. The report from above proves that electric scooters made by Airwheel are safe to be used. GTS is the most authoritative third-part testing agency especially for electronic devices. For Airwheel electric scooters, they don’t have these problems, like plugs without fuses, faulty cables or chargers.
That’s because that Airwheel this brand of scooter is a real manufacturer for its own scooters unlike common electric hoverboards made by some small workshops without any certifications. And most are not branded and have been ordered by website or small traders to sell on to bargain-hunting shoppers. As consumers, we must be vigilant at all times when choosing a qualified product.
On the other hand, a global recognized authority CONFORMITE EUROPEENNE has approved Airwheel scooters conforming to European Union system standard. Among CE test the self-balancing electric scooters made by Airwheel are qualified in LVD (Low Voltage Directive), EMC (Electromagnetic Compatibility Directive) and MD (Machinery Directive). It shows that the scooters are safe and legal.
It’s not right to follow the trend riding a hoverbard, but it’s crucial to choose a safe yet legal one like Airwheel approved by authoritative organization.
Company Name: Airwheel Technology Holding (USA) Co., Ltd
Contact Person: Mr. Tang
Country: United States